ARCHETYPES OF THE HERO. Here are some examples of the 12 archetypes presented to you. This will help you understand the character of Beowulf. 1. Heroes Are Often of Obscure/Mysterious Origins. Pinocchio begins life as a puppet. Superman is an infant survivor from the planet Krypton.
When asked on surveys, an extremely high number of people list their mother or grandmother as their hero. Why?