Twelve Archetypes (For Writers)

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Which of the twelve archetypes does your character embody? Is s/he a warrior? Ruler? Creator? Destroyer? Caregiver? The questions are answered on scales of 1 to 5:1 = Almost Never2 = Rarely3 = Sometimes4 = Usually5 = Almost Always


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Innocent

Quest: To remain in safetyFear: Being abandonedDragon: Will deny it or seek outside rescue from itTask: To gain fidelity and discernmentVirtue: Trust and optimisim

Orphan

Quest: To regain safetyFear: Being exploitedDragon: Will be victimized by itTask: To process and feel pain fullyVirtue: Interdependence and realism

Warrior

Quest: To winFear: WeaknessDragon: Will slay or confront itTask: To fight only for what really mattersVirtue: Courage and discipline

Caregiver

Quest: To help othersFear: SelfishnessDragon: Will take care of it and those it harmsTask: To give without maiming self or othersVirtue: Compassion and generosity

Seeker

Quest: To search for a better lifeFear: ConformityDragon: Will flee from itTask: To be true to the deeper selfVirtue: Autonomy and ambition

Lover

Quest: To gain blissFear: Loss of loveDragon: Will love itTask: To follow blissVirtue: Passion and commitment

Destroyer

Quest: To metamorphosisFear: AnnihilationDragon: Will allow dragon to destroy oneselfTask: To let goVirtue: Humility

Creator

Quest: To gain identityFear: Of being illusionaryDragon: Will claim it as part of oneselfTask: To self-create and self-acceptVirtue: Individuality and vocation

Ruler

Quest: To create orderFear: Of creating chaosDragon: Will find constructive uses for itTask: To take full responsibilityVirtue: Responsibility and control

Magician

Quest: To transformFear: Of assuming evil sorceryDragon: Will transform itTask: To align self with the cosmosVirtue: Personal power

Sage

Quest: To find truthFear: DeceptionDragon: To transcend itTask: To attain enlightenmentVirtue: Wisdom and non-attachment

Fool

Quest: To enjoy life for its own sakeFear: Of being not-live.Dragon: Will play tricks on itTask: To trust in the process of becomingVirtue: Joy and freedom
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Questions and Answers
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    I collect information without making judgements.
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    I feel disoriented by so much change in my life.
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    The process of my own self-healing enables me to help heal others.
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    I have let others down.
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    I feel safe.
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    I put fear aside and do what needs to be done.
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    I put the needs of others before my own.
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    I try to be authentic wherever I am.
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    When life gets dull, I like to shake things up.
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    I find satisfaction in caring for others.
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    Others see me as fun.
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    I feel sexy.
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    I believe that people don't really mean to hurt each other.
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    As a child, I was neglected or victimized.
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    Giving makes me happier than recieving.
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    I agree with the statement: "It is better to hav eloved and lost than never to have loved at all."
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    I embrace life fully.
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    I keep a sense of perspective by taking a long-range view.
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    I am in the process of creating my own life.
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    I believe there are many good ways to look at the same thing.
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    I am no longer the person I thought I was.
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    Life is one heartache after another.
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    Spiritual help accounts for my effectiveness.
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    I find it easier to do for others than to do for myself.
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    I find fulfillment through relationships.
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