Archetypes

Narrative Archetypes: The Hero

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Who is the hero archetype? The hero archetype is the protagonist who the audience identifies with and may be inspired by. Ultimately, they embody our ideals and values. The hero archetype often has to go on a journey to overcome…

Narrative Archetypes: The Outsider

Who is the outsider archetype? The outsider archetype is a character, who is positioned outside the mainstream society within a narrative. They may be literally outside of that society, or inconspicuously so. Their outsider status may be a result of…