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Feminine Archetypes (Historical and Current)

Identify the characteristics of female archetypes, historical and current, and describe what impact these messages and qualities of femininity have on today's females?

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An Archetype is a pattern that is easily recognized. We can identify with and relate to archetypes as they are primary characters or personalities of the human condition and are found everywhere, such as fairy tales, movies, religious figures, myths, etc. For example, Snow White is a Princess archetype. The Feminine Archetype refers to models or patterns of womanhood and feminine behavior that are easily recognized. There are many feminine archetypes, Goddess, Virgin, Medicine Woman, Mother, Daughter, Queen, Princess, etc.

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Details feminine archetype patterns with current and historical example. An Archetype is a pattern that is easily recognized. We can identify with and relate to archetypes as they are primary characters or personalities of the human condition and are found everywhere, such as fairy tales, movies, religious figures, myths, etc. For example, Snow White is a Princess archetype. The Feminine Archetype refers to models or patterns of womanhood and feminine behavior that are easily recognized. There are many feminine archetypes, Goddess, Virgin, Medicine Woman, Mother, Daughter, Queen, Princess, etc.s. Suggestions for further study also included.

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