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  1. Man/woman with great strength & courage known fo rhaving honarble purposes,often leaves familiar to enter new then returns tohis "ordinary world"
    Hero
  2. is separated from soceity due to an important or an advantage that sets him apart from the rest
    loner/outcast
  3. are usually in the wrong place at the wrong time but who usually wins something of value at the end
    underdog
  4. trusts in faith and opptomism has high ideals believesin hard   work and doing the right thing
    the innocent
  5. personification of evil the antagonist, malice is limitless and s/he is rarly reformed
    villian
  6. a woman to whom the protagonnist is atracted and who ultimatly brings about his dowfall
    terrible mother/ woman as temptress
  7. a surragate mother who represents the evil side of motherhood
    stepmother
  8. vulnurable woman who must be rescued by the hero often used as a way to trap the hero
    damsel n distress
  9. the savior the redeemer the guru represents knowledge,insight, and wisdom,serves as teacher or counsler to hero
    wise one/mentor/sage
  10. incarnation ofinspiration and spiritual fullfillment   
    soul mate
  11. indivisuals somewhat like servants who are heroic themselves, duty is to protect hero and reflect thier nobility
    loyal retainer
  12. a young man and woman enter an illfated affair which ends tragically in the death of one or both of them
    ill-fated(star-crossed) lovers
  13. charecters(plants and animals)that assist or guide the protagonist
    nature helpers
  14. trick others to get them to do what s/he wants thay can be both virtuous and nefarious provides comic relief
    jestor/fool/trickster
  15. an animal or more usually a human whose death in a public ceremony expiates some taint or sinthat has been visited upon a community
    Scapegoat/ Sacrificicial victim
  16. a charecter who is shunned has uncontrollable rage or strength or violence, most times fall in lovewith and protect a beautiful woman, sometimes they must be outwitted by heros
    Giant/ Monster/ Ogre
  17. a helper and reprisentative of evil
    serpent
  18. masculine, the giver and destroyer of lifes creative energys, conscioness, passage of time,a rising one- birth,creation, a setting one death
    sun
  19. feminime, marks passage of time and controls the course of human events, seedtime, harvest, tides
    moon
  20. mystery of creation, the life cycle, purificatoion, redemption
    water
  21. the mother of all life , death and rebirth, the unconcious
    the sea
  22. death and rebirth, theflowing of time into eternity, transittional phase of the life cycle incarnations of deities
    rivers
  23. symbolizes the destructive power of nature and fate
    whirlpool
  24. a place of death, represents encounters with the dark side of self
    underworld
  25. gateway to the new world, the hero must enter to change and grow
    threshold
  26. symbolizes the extraordinary quality of a hero, no one else can weild the weapon or use it to its full potential, usually given tothe hero by the hero by the mentor figure
    magical weapon
  27. paradise, innocence, unspoiled bueaty(expecially feminine) fertillity, new birth, hope
    garden
  28. inexastible life due to its groth proliferation, andgenerative and regenerative proccesses, wisdom
    tree
  29. rebirth,passage, death of old life
    caves and tunnels
  30. remotness from society and the ilands isolation from all other societes, helps insulate people from other cultures so that their culture remains true on itself, blocks outside influences
    island
  31. spiritual aridity, death, nihilism, hopelessness
    desert
  32. both protective and destroctiv, symbolizes human knowledge and industry
    fire
  33. wholeness, unity, perfection, eternity
    circle(sphere)
  34. the mystery of life and the forces of generation
    egg(oval)
  35. The christian trinity, stages of life, hardship
    triangle(pyramid)
  36. the unionof the opposite forces of the yin (female principles, darkness, passivitly, the unconciousness) and the yang(masculine principles, light, activity, the concious mind)
    yin-yang
  37. blood,sacrafice,violent passion, disorder
    red
  38. in a positive context, growth, sensation, hope, fertility, in a negative contest, death and decay
    green
  39. highly positive- associented with truthreligious feelings, security, spiritual purity
    blue
  40. chaos, mystery, the unknown, death, evil, unconcious
    black
  41. positive aspects- light purity, innocence, negative aspects- death,terror, the supernatural
    white
  42. nuatrelizing, earth, hearth, home, outdoors, relibility, comfort, simplicity
    brown
  43. concentration, physic energy, balance, enthusiasm, demanding attencion,vibrant, warmth, encouragment,
    orange
  44. true love, friendship, attraction, romance, spiritual awakining, togetherness
    pink
  45. magical forces, power over obsticles, royalty, nobility, spirituality, ceremony,transformation, wisdom
    purple
  46. joy happiness, opptimism, imagination, hope , sunshine
    yellow
  47. greatness, value, wealth
    gold
  48. ultimate unity, identy, equality, existence, general harmony and tranquility
    1
  49. contrasts, diversity, inequality, division, seperation, disorder, confusion, change
    2
  50. light, spiritual awarness and unity,(holy trinity) male principle,complexness,divinity
    3
  51. associated with the circle, life cycle, 4 seasons, female principles, earth,nature, 4 elements
    4
  52. divine grace
    5
  53. evil connotations, devil,ambivalence, totals of labour, luck chance
    6
  54. the most potent of the symbolic numbers- signifyingthe union of 3 and 4 the completion of a cycle perfect order
    7
  55. 12 months of the solar year
    12
  56. search for something that will restore peace/normalicy to a land/people
    quest
  57. hero's path, represents the journey of life
    journey
  58. superhuman deed that must be performed to save the kingdom, win the fair lady, or identify the hero so he may assume his rightful position
    task
  59. the gods intervine on the side of the her( or sometimes against him)
    supernatural intervention
  60. some charecteristics exhibt wisdom and understanding of situations instinctivlyas opposed to those suposedlyin charge(loyal retainer)
    innate wisdom vs educated stupidity
  61. a descent from a higher to a lower being from innocence to bliss to lose- often accompinied with an expulsion from paradise
    the fall
  62. ceremonies that mark the rite of passsge into another state. these include sacrafices,initiation,and coming of age
    ritual
  63. loss of personal awarness and sense of self. Healing and true peace or loss of self can be achevied in this state
    sleep/void
  64. can be literal or phsical, signifies an ending or beginning
    death/rebirth
  65. the known(monomthys)
    call to adventure, threshold guardians, threshold
  66. The unknown, shdowy realm(monomyth)
    Helpers, tests, atontment with the father, transformation/revalation, ultimate boon, return
  67. return to the known (monomyth)
    reward

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