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image of the phases of life as related to phases of the day, in the Riddle of the Sphinx, occurs across many riddle traditions. As is well known, the term archetype was proposed by Carl Jung to describe an unconscious fi gure of mind that fi nds expression in rituals, symbols, forms, and words. Archetypes are deeply rooted in the psyche deriving from the experience of everyday life events. They are understood in the same way across time and geographic space, although their specifi c manifestations vary, because they are part of the brain's make-up. Archetype theory explains the recurrence of such ideas as river crossing and doubling back situations.
Abbey's Antique Shop, Gibsons
As Michael Schneider has cogently argued, the patterns that recur in the universe are processed archetypally by the mind, including the presence of hexagonal structure in beehives, the manifestation of the spiral form in many natural phenomena, and so on. A puzzle archetype can thus be defined as an abstract image that shows up in different guises across temporal and cultural spaces, but shows the same underlying structure.
Daffodils and Ducklings, Gibsons
If an archetype theory of puzzles is plausible or sustainable, then the question of the relation of puzzles to the origins of consciousness and human intelligence inevitably ensues. As discussed above, riddles and other puzzle artifacts emerge at the same time as the fi rst human cultures do, which, as Jung argued, were built on the basis of common archetypes embedded in our collective unconscious. It is thus little wonder that Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, turned to the myths to extract from them insights into the human mind.
Gardener's Delight, Gibsons
He came to the notion of the Oedipus Complex, for instance, on the basis of the Oedipus story, defining it as a feeling of hostility toward the parent of the same sex and an attraction to the parent of the opposite sex, eventually leading to neurotic behavior. The ancient myths and riddles are ipso facto theories of mind. In this regard, it is useful to consider the notion of imaginative universals of the seventeenth eighteenth century Italian philosopher Giambattista Vico. An imaginative universal is the precedent to archetype formation it consists in notions that we all sense as intuitively meaningful. The Sphinx's Riddle is based on one such universal imagining the phases of day as a metaphor for the phases of life.
Tony Ryan, Village Tombola, Gibsons
Modern day interest in metaphor as a feature of mind, rather than as a mere figure of speech, is not due to a reappraisal of Vico or Nietzsche, but rather to the pivotal work of the early experimental psychologists in the latter part of the nineteenth century. One of the founders of the new discipline the German linguist physiologist Wilhelm Wundt was the first to conduct experiments on how people process figurative language. Another early linguistpsychologist, Karl Buhler, collected intriguing data on how subjects paraphrased and recalled proverbs.
XXL Pieces, Mobile Shop, Gibsons
He found that the recall of a given proverb was excellent if it was linked to a second proverb; otherwise the proverb was easily forgotten. Buhler concluded that metaphorical- connective thinking produced an eff ective retrieval form of memory and was, therefore, something to be investigated further by the fledgling science of psychology.