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Orphan Archetype




Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another:

“What! You, too? Thought I was the only one.”
– C.S. Lewis

The Call Loneliness and alienation.
The Motto “All people are supposed to be created equal, but it pays to be careful.”
Characters Pinocchio, “Looking for Mr. Goodbar,” Braveheart.
The Setting Sparse or desperately overdone. Something is off. Self-protective or wildly trying to fit in – being like the group to which you want to belong – extremes either way.
Brands Wendy’s, Snapple, Characters from “Cheers.”
Shadow Willing to be abused rather than be alone, gangs, mob members, becoming a victim, using prior misfortunes as an excuse.
Stages Feeling abandoned, alone. Joiner, accepted, humanitarian, believing in natural dignity of every person.