Archetypal Criticism Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Archetypal criticism....?
    • A. 

      Deals with the similarities of patterns in the literature of widely diverse cultures.

    • B. 

      Focuses on a readers active engagement with a piece of print or non-print text.

    • C. 

      Examines how differing religious beliefs, ethnicities, identifications, political beliefs, and individual viewpoints affect how texts are created and interpreted.

    • D. 

      Focuses on relationships between genders.

  • 2. 
    True/Falsean example of archetypal criticism might show a heroes journey through different cultures. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The word archetype means..?
    • A. 

      A recurrent symbol or motif in literature.

    • B. 

      A widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.

    • C. 

      A type of arc.

    • D. 

      Having distinctive qualities of a particular type of person or thing.

  • 4. 
    A person might use archetypal criticism when reading stories from different (starts with a C)
  • 5. 
    Choose an answer(s) that might be a motif in different archetypal writings. Motif- a recurring word, character, object, or idea in literary works. 
    • A. 

      A heroes journey

    • B. 

      The evil stepmother

    • C. 

      The wicked witch of the west

    • D. 

      The mystical IPhone 6

  • 6. 
    What would be an example of archetypal criticism in movies?
    • A. 

      The story of the guy getting the girl

    • B. 

      The story of the boy stuck in a maze

    • C. 

      The story of the siblings getting stuck in their closet

    • D. 

      The story of the whale that eats people

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