Awakening the Heroes Within: Twelve Archetypes to Help Us Find Ourselves and Transform Our World Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Carol S. Pearson
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who wrote "The Symposium"?

2. Which archetype does Pearson say the Hindu goddess Kali represents?

3. Using Pearson's theory, if a person is a kingdom, which archetype heals it?

4. At a higher level, what does Pearson say two orphans can do?

5. Which archetype does Pearson use the Biblical Children of Israel represent?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Pearson explain the difference between the id and the Fool?

2. Briefly explain how Pearson explains that the self forms its identity. What is the first step? Then what?

3. How does Pearson define "hero" in this book?

4. Which archetype does Pearson say is often featured in modern literature?

5. Why does Pearson say it is important for a person to have a strong ego? What problems might a weak ego cause?

6. What is the role of God in Existentialist literature?

7. What does Pearson say are the traditional archetypes for men and women and how has time changed those?

8. What are some characteristics of the Innocent archetype outlined by Pearson?

9. What does Pearson say happens when an orphan refuses to be rescued?

10. How does Pearson define "soul"? What is the importance of ego to a soul?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is "tone" in a work of nonfiction? What is the tone of Pearson's book? Support your thoughts with examples.

Essay Topic 2

What is objective writing? Is Pearson's book an example of objective writing? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

Which archetype does Pearson say is represented by a hero's sidekick? Explain the reasoning.

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