Stories We Need to Know: Reading Your Life Path in Literature

Stories We Need to Know: Reading Your Life Path in Literature

by Allan Hunter
     
 

A combination of therapy and expertise in literature, this book explains the six archetypes derived from 4,000 years of literature and how they may guide unhappy people seeking meaning in their lives. Holding up the great books as the best way to understand these timeless story elements, the discussion devotes a chapter to each of the six archetypes: the

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A combination of therapy and expertise in literature, this book explains the six archetypes derived from 4,000 years of literature and how they may guide unhappy people seeking meaning in their lives. Holding up the great books as the best way to understand these timeless story elements, the discussion devotes a chapter to each of the six archetypes: the innocent, the orphan, the pilgrim, the warrior-lover, the monarch pair, and the magician. Story structures are shown to be particularly suited to therapy with adolescents, many of whom have never stepped away from television and the shopping mall long enough to understand their unmet spiritual needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844091232
Publisher:
Findhorn Press
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.79(d)

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