archetype


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a first form from which varieties arise or imitations are made

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something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies

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So it's big news that Apple's devoting such prominence to a site devoted to helping people, through archetypes, simultaneously empower and simplify their lives.
s flagship entity, ArchetypeMe, is an innovative website that redefines 'personal' search and personal brand, recommendations, and curation through the lens of archetypes.
Journey or Quest Archetype is apt in capturing humanity's (Africa's as an instance) existential crises as it progresses towards change and renewal.
12) In Frye's analyses the archetype is important as "a unit of a work of literary art, which connects one poem with another and thereby helps to unify and integrate our literary experience" ("The Literary Meaning of 'Archetype'" 184).
The mother archetype is a particularly good example.
Archetype systems, as a component of EHR, were first proposed by an Australian team in 1998, working on extending the Good Electronic Health Record (GEHR) project (openEHR Foundation 2009a).
The last chapter of the third section states that "the Jungian archetype goes far toward accounting for the dominance of the figure of the Alien in science fiction by suggesting the inner sources of its multifariousness (multiplicity and variety), persistence, fascination, and strangeness, and by identifying these as the hallmarks of its origin as an archetype--the archetype of Alterity or OtherSelfness--in the unconscious psyche" (271).
Essentially archetype analysis is based on the principle that what determines so many of our innate assumptions about ourselves, and by extension, so many of the attitudes and behaviours we bring to new experiences, is the way we were brought up.
The first archetype is the king, "an image put inside men by God the Father," Dr.
At one level, Leighton expertly introduces the bodhisattva ideal and its seven exemplifications by presenting the texts, places, iconography, practices, and associated stories of each bodhisattva as windows into the historical context of the archetype.
Yet while defining African American womanhood in these terms did effectively counter slave-era racial stereotypes, this characterization also depended upon a no less constricting archetype imported from the Victorian era: the "true woman.
According to the court, the prisoner presented the "very archetype of a cognizable First Amendment retaliation claim" in alleging that prison officials: (1) arbitrarily confiscated, withheld and eventually destroyed his property, threatened to transfer him to another facility, and ultimately assaulted him; (2) because he; (3) exercised his First Amendment rights to file prison grievances and otherwise seek access to the legal process, and that; (4) beyond imposing those tangible harms, the officers' actions chilled the prisoner's First Amendment rights; and (5) were not undertaken in narrowly tailored furtherance of legitimate penological purposes.
This Sheriff of Nottingham was a fat racist cop, a cultural archetype that took hold during the civil rights movement--and was most evocative among those who sided with the protesters.
There is the overbearing mother, the black militant archetype, and the racist, capitalistic figure.