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Everything has a base or rather a stabilizer that it builds on and around Mathematics has place value science the scientific method and history the past Fictional literatures base is the archetypal patterns In Humanities Through The Arts Carl Jung describes archetypal patterns as the psychic residua of numberless experiences of the same type experiences which have happened not to the individual but to his ancestors and of which the results are inherited in the structure of the brain231 Whatever their mysterious beginnings were the archetypal patterns can be found in the earliest of literature Homers Odyssey has an abundance of archetypal women patterns Penelope the good woman Athena the soul mate and Kalypso the bad woman But Kalypso is the velvet soup bone the muse gave Homer to start the story brewing She is a egocentric sea nymph corrupt and seductive all the things an archetypal bad girl needs to be We learn at the start that Kalypso is holding Odysseus on her island and will not let him leave Dear Athena pleads Odysseuss case and Hermes has been sent to deliver the verdict The archetypal bad woman is very selfish but with all the luxury provided for her guest Kalypso doesnt seem selfish When she receives the message from Zeus via Hermes that Odysseus is to be sent home to see his dearest and walk on his own land Book V p265 she changes Kalypso throws a selfish little but hes mine I found him fit before heeding Hermess warning to show more grace in her obedience Book V p266 It seems most bad girls cant help themselves when it comes to being bad After Kalypso had provided everything Odysseus needed for his voyage home and they had enjoyed one last pleasure feast temptation to temp him overcame her So at the risk of Zeus striking her dead with a lighting bolt she coyly attacked Odysseus Odysseus if you only knew
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