Chapter 2Why Archetypes Are Important



I should warn you that the next two chapters aren′t going to have as much art as all the other chapters, but these two chapters are the most important in this entire book. So–and this is very important–don′t take these two chapters lightly! I just want to make sure you understand what I just said, so I am going to say it again. DON′T TAKE THESE TWO CHAPTERS LIGHTLY!

As mentioned in Chapter 1, certain traits are evident in all characters. These traits, called archetypes, allow us to categorize them into specific groups. An archetype is considered to be the original mold or model of a person, trait, or behavior that we as humans wish to copy or emulate. It is the ideal example of a character. Archetypes ...

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