The JesterARCHETYPES

The Jester

Air, Waning Gibbous (5)

Keywords:

Satire, wisdom, common sense, bravery, Truth, comedy, humor

Reversed Meaning:

Secrets, veiled truths, possible danger in direct truth

Basic Interpretation:

Pondering the ways of the world, the Jester sits and contemplates his staff. He has seen much and heard more; his shoulders bear the weight of knowledge that he cannot openly reveal. His jokes mask his wisdom and sometimes keep him alive when his beliefs are unpopular. He is clever, but bound by convention.

Objects:

A jester's cap, a book of law, an owl's feather, a puppet.

Plot Suggestions:

Invitation to high court during trying times; keeping an important and dangerous secret.

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