Rebirth - Narrative Archetype - Currently no debate

General definition:

” In the rebirth story type the protagonist is often cast under some dark spell either instigated by himself or an outside force. The heroes liberation can only be achieved through the actions of other good forces. In these story types the redemptive power of love can be a liberating force. What is striking about the Rebirth story type is that the protagonist’s imprisonment is derived from something from within his own psyche.”

Ref.: Reeves, P. (2008). What are the Seven Basic Plot Definitions? Writing Creative Stories Using Classic Plot Archetypes and Models.

Examples of narratives that follow the rebirth archetype are: Sleeping Beauty, The Frog Prince, Beauty and the Beast, A Christmas Carol and The Secret Garden.

Currently no practice associated to this term.