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an example of an archetype.

By: Afrah Momin, Fall Editor & Reporter

noun – the original pattern or model of which all things of the same type are representations or copies : prototypealso : a perfect example; a transcendent entity that is a real pattern of which existing things are imperfect representations : idea ; (psychology) an inherited idea or mode of thought in the psychology of C. G. Jung that is derived from the experience of the race and is present in the unconscious of the individual.