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Beauty and the Beast Archetype study guide

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                              Beauty and the Beast
                                Study Guide
                             Directions: Use this study guide to help review
                             a current example of how archetypes are used
                             in film. Answer each question completely; this
                                                         th
                             is due Friday November 19 .

   1. Describe the opening scene of the movie. What characters and what situations are the audience
      introduced to?


   2.   Who is Belle?
          a. Describe her and her personality


           b. What archetypes fit her character?


   3. Who is “Beast”?
        a. Describe him and his personality


           b. What archetypes fit his character?


   4. What could a possible Quest in the story? (Answer whose quest, what is the talisman, what will it
      restore. Think of the major characters: Belle, Beast, Gaston, Maurice, Lumiere, Cogsworth )



   5. What could a possible Task in the story be? (Answer whose task, and what is the task. Think of the
      major characters: Belle, Beast, Gaston, Maurice, Lumiere, Cogsworth )



   6. What could a possible Journey be for the Beast?



   7.   Explain the situational archetype of The Battle Between Good and Evil in Beauty and the Beast.



   8. Who could be considered an outcast in the story. Support your choices.



   9.   Who do you think the Hero is? Why?
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   10. Often times heroes and characters experience a fall. What could a possible example of a characters in
       Beauty and the Beast. Explain.




   11. What is the Beast’s original motivation behind his “romancing” Belle. Does this change? Does this
       make him the evil figure with an ultimately good heart? Explain




   12. Is there magic weapon of sorts in Beauty and the Beast? Explain.



   13. Belle faces internal conflict throughout the story; explain and describe one example.



   14. Explain the use of the following situational archetype: light vs. dark.



   15. Explain the use of the following situational archetype: haven vs. wilderness.



   16. Do you believe there is an example of supernatural intervention in Beauty and the Beast? If so,
       explain.



   17. Who comprises the Hunting Group of Companions in Beauty and the Beast. Do you consider them to
       be the hunting group of companions or loyal retainers. Explain.



   18. Describe the star-crossed lover’s archetype in Beauty and the Beast. Explain.



   19. Describe any other archetypes you noticed in Beauty and the Beast. Include and describe at least 2
       examples.
          a.

           b.

								
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