The induced behavior is simply seeking out and attempting to get closer to the muse. Resolution lies in being joined with the object in some way.
Valjean keeps Cosette from knowing their past, and thus gives her less of a 'load' than he has to bear, leaving her blissfully ignorant of her abusive childhood and his criminal record. It's a little ironic that the 'losing innocence' part comes after the wedding... Although she doesn't necessarily reject Valjean's protection, she is led out of it when she marries Marius.The induced behavior is protectiveness and shielding, keeping the muse blissfully ignorant. Resolution lies in the innocent losing innocence and rejecting the protection.
The Other Muse: This is The Other of social justice or postmodern theorizing. Somebody whose path to self-actualization is in direct conflict with yours. If you try to self-actualize, they will be oppressed, and vice-versa. Resolution lies in breaking out of the zero-sum pattern or the death of one or the other.
Okay, she has the "light" bit that would be needed for Enjolras, but honestly, Enjy isn't exactly "rich festivity." And while Courfeyrac isn't really a fan of theatre (Thalia's expertise), he does have a tendency to "bring out the humor and drama in life's situations, often expressed with clowning and role play." She's also one of the Three Graces, so it would be pretty awesome if Enjy's and Combeferre's muses came from the other two.Her name can also be interpreted as "The Luminous One," "She Who Brings Flowers," or "rich festivity."
He could also a bit of a Knight, if you replace "king/lord/princess" with "republic:"Because the Olympian is so connected to spiritual as well as physical strength, a code of ethics and morality is associated with the archetype, which is an excellent example of the universal power of the "psyche" of an archetype.
Knight goes with Combeferre a bit, too, if you consider republic/Enjolras as the king/lord/etc. replacements. It's a stretch for both, though, since they fight for a republic and not their honor. Though le republique could be considered on honorable cause, so it's a toss-up.The Knight archetype is primarily associated with chivalry, courtly romance, protection of the Princess, and going to battle only for honorable causes. The Knight serves his King or Lord and so this archetype has spiritual overtones as well of service and devotion. Loyalty and self-sacrifice are the Knight's great virtues, along with a natural ability to get things done.
But in everyday life, any number of people can play a similar role on a smaller scale, helping to liberate us from the tyranny of self-inflicted negative thought patterns and beliefs, spiritual sluggishness, poor nutrition, destructive relationships, or addictive behavior. This archetype can be an invaluable ally in helping to free us from old, entrenched beliefs and attitudes that have been inculcated from without, much like colonial occupying armies.
The Rebel in a support group can be a powerful aid in helping the group break out of old tribal patterns. It can also help you see past tired preconceptions in your field of professional or creative endeavor. The Rebel can also lead you to reject spiritual systems that do not serve your inner need for direct union with the Divine and to seek out more appropriate paths.
Would his quips in the Musain count for undermining others? I think so, but someone else may not.The Saboteur archetype is made up of the fears and issues related to low self-esteem that cause you to make choices in life that block your own empowerment and success. As with the Victim and Prostitute, you need to face this powerful archetype that we all possess and make it an ally. When you do, you will find that it calls your attention to situations in which you are in danger of being sabotaged, or of sabotaging yourself. Once you are comfortable with the Saboteur, you learn to hear and heed these warnings, saving yourself untold grief from making the same mistakes over and over. Ignore it, and the shadow Saboteur will manifest in the form of self-destructive behavior or the desire to undermine others.
If you count drunkenness as his mask, it fits almost perfectly. His allusion-filled rants don't neccesarily aim to make the Amis laugh, but they can be taken deeper than face value sometimes.The Clown archetype is associated with three major characteristics: making people laugh, making them cry, and wearing a mask that covers one's own real emotions. The Clown is generally male, with few women playing the role either in literature or the theater. This may well be explained by the social attitude that associates weakness and loss of control with a man who expresses emotions. Therefore, the man has to wear a mask, which often portrays a crying face. The Clown reflects the emotions of the crowd, making an audience laugh by satirizing something they can relate to collectively or by acting out social absurdities. In general, the messages communicated through a Clown's humor are deeply serious and often critical of the hypocrisy in an individual or in some area of society. Because of the mask he wears, the Clown is allowed--indeed, expected--to cross the boundaries of social acceptance, representing what people would like to do or say themselves.
Though you could argue that it was Valjean's goodness that helped lead to Cosette's, though the archetype doesn't exactly say that the child in question has to remember or realize that their childhood was the reason they act like they do.The painful experiences of the Wounded Child archetype often awaken a deep sense of compassion and a desire to find a path of service aimed at helping other Wounded Children.
Check, check, check.A true Father guides and shields those under his care, sacrificing his own desires when that's appropriate.
Using his money to improve M-sur-M, using his strength to rescue Fauchelvaunt, raising Cosette, general philanthropy...I think he's got this one covered. He doesn't really go into the negative side of it, unless you count stealing bread, but that was for a greater good and before he got his Muscles of Steel.On the positive side, a God can be benevolent and compassionate, willing to use his powers to help others out of love for humanity.
I don't think the Bishop would fit this one (though he is a Healer) because he chose to give away his possessions.The Wounded Healer is initiated into the art of healing through some form of personal hardship--anything from an actual physical injury or illness to the loss of all one's earthly possessions.
While the literal birth to manhood for Valjean had its share of trials, you could even say from his "birth" as a parolee to his "manhood" as a redeemed father on his deathbed would fit.Many of the gods of the world's ancient religions began their lives as heroes capable of great feats of strength or skill. The Hero is also a classic figure in ancient Greek and Roman literature, often portrayed as one who must confront an increasingly difficult path of obstacles in order to birth his manhood.
I'll only point out that even the soldiers who executed him had some respect for him, though more for his beauty and fierceness than his cause.The martyr is often highly respected for having the courage to represent a cause, even if it requires dying for that cause for the sake of others. Suffering so that others might be redeemed, whether that redemption take a spiritual or political form, is among the most sacred of human acts.
This one could go for Combeferre, too.The Visionary archetype lets you imagine possibilities that are beyond the scope of your individual life and that benefit all of society.
I wouldn't necessarily say Wounded Healer for her, because she doesn't remember her childhood.The Healer archetype manifests as a passion to serve others in the form of repairing the body, mind, and spirit.
Marius has this one too, obviously, probably even more than she does, and Enjolras does, except the object of his affections is France. Also one for all three of them for most of the book, anyway is Virgin/Celibate, both physically and mentally pure.The key is having a sense of unbridled and exaggerated affection and appreciation of someone or something that influences the organization of your life and environment.
He may not mean to sometimes, but it happens. There's also Seeker.The Student archetype suggests an absence of mastery of any one subject but rather a continual pursuit of intellectual development.
He's a little more of a lost soul sometimes, but he does find goals.This archetype refers to one who searches on a path that may begin with earthly curiosity but has at its core the search for God and/or enlightenment. Unlike the Mystic, which has the Divine as its sole focus, the Seeker is in search of wisdom and truth wherever it is to be found. The shadow side of the archetype is the "lost soul," someone on an aimless journey without direction, ungrounded, disconnected from goals and others.
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