1. How does Pearson define "hero" in this book?
A hero is defined as a person who has the courage and determination to confront and carry out their life's journey. The person seeks to obtain success both in the material world and the spiritual world, in the outer world and in their souls.
2. What is an archetype and how many does Pearson discuss in this book?
An archetype is the characteristic ways a personality interacts with the world. The twelve archetypes discussed in this book are the innocent, the orphan, the caregiver, the warrior, the seeker, the destroyer, the lover, the creator, the magician, the fool, the ruler, and the sage.
3. Explain the "shadow" discussed in this book, and give one example that Pearson gives of a shadow.
The shadow is the negative form of the archetype. For example, a shadow of the innocent archetype might cause someone to deny reality and never know what is going on around him.
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