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Word: archetype

Definition: prototype; primitive pattern


Sentences Containing 'archetype'

"Children of God" has been described as " themed deeply in all religions", and was described by "HipHopDX" as possibly "the new archetype in what religious-minded rap can be".
A major motif is the growth and evolution of the individual from "archetype to archetype" through trials.
Although the thief as an archetype in role-playing games achieved popularity through Dungeons Dragons, “Thief” in the Dungeons Dragons game was renamed to “Rogue” in the game's Third Edition, to broaden the class to any highly skilled character.
Author and music critic Greil Marcus explicitly ties the Stagger Lee archetype to Sly Stone and his album "There's a Riot Goin' On" in his book "Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music".
Chamrosh is the archetype of all birds, said to rule and protect all avifauna on Earth.
Christine Sitwell and Sarah Staniforth, Archetype Publications, 1998, pp. 43–62.)
Games featuring the thief class or class representing such archetype:
Having a man in the role of lead Swan puts gay love at center stage, and the naturalistic choreography given to the swan corps discredits the archetype of the swan as a pretty, feminine bird of gentle grace.
Henry Irving's 1882 production at the Lyceum Theatre (with himself as Romeo and Ellen Terry as Juliet) is considered an archetype of the pictorial style.
If we suppose that an early progenitor--the archetype, as it may be called--of all mammals, birds and reptiles, had its limbs constructed on the existing general pattern, for whatever purpose they served, we can at once perceive the plain signification of the homologous construction of the limbs throughout the class.
Impact. Stagger Lee has become an archetype, the embodiment of a tough black man; one who is sly, streetwise, cool, lawless, amoral, potentially violent, and who defies white authority.
It is primarily inward-looking, exploring the age-old archetype of the self, but also the very process of making art.
It typically has more layers than the French archetype, but the same height.
Its imprints include Crown, Crown Archetype, Crown Business, Crown Forum, Hogarth, Three Rivers Press, Clarkson Potter, Potter Craft, Potter Style, Broadway Books, Broadway Paperbacks, Doubleday Religion, WaterBrook/Multnomah, Harmony Books, Watson-Guptill, Amphoto Books, and Ten Speed Press.
Randall released an Olde Wolbers signature amp, the V2 Archetype.
Re-issued by Archetype, 1997, copyright ICOM.
The archetype of the ideal woman as mother, wife and homemaker was a powerful idea in 19th century society(citation needed).
The term describes a specific high school archetype which is usually (though not always) associated with juvenile delinquency.
The word "paradigm" is also still used to indicate a pattern or model or an outstandingly clear or typical example or archetype.
This notion is most clearly perceived in her analysis of the entity she often called "The Old One", similar to Jung's archetype "the old man" or philemon.
This was used for Archetype, but was later abandoned in 2005 when he received a Krank Amplification endorsee, using their Krankenstein amps.
When she presses him to continue on the matter, the term "dreamer" pops up as the main character explains that he is of that archetype.
While he was merely the archetype of an accelerating trend, the important distinction is that for Newton, the mathematical flowed from a presumed reality independent of the observer, and working by its own rules.

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