ARCHETYPES

Object or Artifact


Physical Nature of this Object
The Deceiver
The Deceiver Deception, hidden antagonist, spy, gain through misdirection
Basic Interpretation:
Smiling and friendly, the Deceiver joyously sells his wares to an unsuspecting populace. The life he offers is soon to be exchanged with death as he glibly promises the moon and stars to the rubes who believe his every miraculous word. He is the last word in deceit; the loss one thought it was a gain.
Aspect or History of this Object
The Beast
The Beast Inner conflict, denied desire, censorship, urges, sublimated feelings
Basic Interpretation:
The battle against the Beast takes place not on a bloody plain but in the heart and mind. The Beast represents inner callings and urges. Although often denied, desires and feelings effect outward actions.

Object Suggestions: Poison, a garrote, a wagon, a pen.

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