POP ARCHETYPES

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Archetypes are powerful and recurrent symbols, characters, patterns, and motifs and form the basis of familiar and compelling stories. Candidates are often cast as archetypes across a gamut of meanings.

The Hero
The Outlaw Hero
The Magical (Male) Elder
The Witch
The Goddess / Monster
The Trickster
The Other, The Stranger
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CATEGORIES

The Divided States of America
Demonization
Dehumanization
Cards and Canards
Who Is "America"? Whose "America" Is It?
Racism & Xenophobia
Immigrant Detentions and Contentions
Man Up
MeToo Movements
Misogyny and Misogynoir
Age-Related
Threats of Harm & Electoral Violence
Bullying, Shaming, and Lying
Transphobia
Homophobia
Pandemic Politics
Unmasked Meanings
God on Our Side
Gun Battles
Black Lives Matter
Pop Archetypes
Fake News, Troll Tidings
Disinformation and Conspiracy "Theories"
Talking Back to the Cap
Making and Remaking America
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Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
Florida Atlantic University

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