•                                                                          Archetypes and Symbols

     

    Psychologist Carl Gustav Jung described many archetypes that are based in the observation of differing but repeating patterns of thought and action that re-appear time and again across people, countries and continents.

     

    Below you will find links to sites that list different types of archetypes or symbols:

     

     Common Literary Symbols and Motifs:  This site covers many symbols used in literature, especially those associated with nature and specific colors.

    http://www.scribd.com/doc/6472314/Symbolism-in-Literature

     

    Jungian Archetypes:  This site covers the traditional archetypes as laid out by Carl Jung himself.

    http://changingminds.org/explanations/identity/jung_archetypes.htm