archetypal


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representing or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned

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Digby remains true to the archetypal mantra that intuition is the tool that must be used in order to unlock the secrets of art, "To reduce the unknown forthwith into terms of the known is the temptation, which must always be resisted in relation to a work of art" (95).
She invalidates the "archetypal Christian vehicle of female subjugation, substituting the crucifixion of Christ for the disobedience of Eve as the archetypal crime against God" (89).
Topping the list was Sazaesan, the late Machiko Hasegawa's archetypal homemaker, cited by 55.
Jesus drew this expression from Ezekiel and used it in the same sense, as referring to an archetypal image of what it means to be human.
He wrote the Preamble from scratch, including the archetypal phrase, "We the People," and significantly strengthened the document's prose.
Catherine Fosl's Subversive Southerner traces the life story of Anne Braden, the archetypal "subversive Southerner," from her upbringing in Kentucky to her years in the desegregation struggle to her activism in the 1980s as a supporter of Jesse Jackson's Presidential campaigns.
Critics of Stanley Works, for example, noted that Benedict Arnold, that archetypal traitor, also fled from Connecticut to Bermuda during wartime.
Toward those he considered dogmatically correct, Gzowski was the archetypal avuncular uncle.
As the archetypal blond bimbo, Marie happily slaps on the orange, squeezes herself into PVC, and risks permanent injury by balancing on high heels whenever there are footballers around.
Archetypal machine politician Tom Pendergast, who ran Kansas City with a proverbial iron hand, aided Harry Truman's political rise at virtually every step.
The iconography of Mary Magdalene in Western art shows her as the first witness to the Resurrection (most frequently in the Noli Me Tangere--"Do not hold on to me," John 20:17-- scenes); as apostle to the apostles; as preacher-evangelist; and as archetypal penitential saint.
He's a rider who has managed to capture the hearts of punters even more than one or two of his big-name colleagues and he's the archetypal jump jockey.
Moreover, Orientalist writings have often demonstrated a residual fear of Islam, and an archetypal pattern of aggressiveness towards it as an important historical phenomenon which endangered the West for centuries.
so that they flow into the Church as archetypal dimensions.
The Vajrakila figure itself is an archetypal image that goes back to the oldest recorded literature in India, the Rgveda, where Indra, the leader of the Aryan hordes destroying the indigenous civilization, is said to have slain Vrtra and stabilized the earth by pinning it down with a kila, a nail, or peg, or spike.