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E 316K - Masterworks of American Literature 5: "I am Free" > Key Terms Archetype - An archetype (pronounced / ˈ ɑ rk ɪ ta ɪ p/ ) is an original model of a person, ideal example, or a prototype upon which others are copied, patterned, or emulated; a symbol universally recognized by all. In psychology , an archetype is a model of a person, personality, or behavior. Stereotype - A stereotype is a commonly held public belief about specific social groups or types of individuals. The concepts of "stereotype" and " prejudice " are often confused with many other different meanings. Stereotypes are standardized and simplified conceptions of groups based on some prior assumptions. local idiom - is an expression, word , or phrase that has a figurative meaning that is comprehended in regard to a common use of that expression that is separate from the literal meaning or definition of the words of which it is made. [1] There are estimated to be at least 25,000 idiomatic expressions in American English . [2]
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2010 for the course CH 369 taught by Professor Kbrowning during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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