Archetype – Typical example
To remember the definition of the word archetype, use the following mnemonic:
Out of the ark came types (archetype) of animals that are still the typical examples we see today.
Examples of archetype in a sentence
She is the archetype of an American movie star.
When vampire books became popular, many authors tried to imitate the archetype of the most successful novel.
Superman is the archetype of a hero.