The Mystical Femme Fatale Archetype

For today’s post, I would like to look at an archetype commonly found in medieval legends.    I personally refer to this archetype as the Mystical Femme Fatale.   In many of her portrayals in medieval romances, Morgan le Fay fits into this archetype.   In truth, many of the women of Arthurian Legend can…

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Dionysus as Archetype

Carl Gustave Jung introduced the theory of archetypes that impact our personalities, based in the cultural unconscious.   In the 1980’s Jungian psychologist Jean Shinoda Bolen used these archetype theories in the form of Greek gods.    First in her book Goddesses in Everywoman and then in the follow-up Gods in Everyman.    In the…

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