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    stories, such as The Turn of the Screw, Washington Square, and Daisy Miller: A Study, have a common factor of sexual and psychological repression that causes an effect on the characters. In the story The Turn of the Screw that Governess is overcome by her hallucinations caused by her repressed sexual desires for the Master. Also Washington Square has several psychological repressions that affect the love of Catherine. For example; Catherine’s father, Dr. Austin Sloper, became cold-hearted after the death

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    Sexual Frustration as the Root of Evil Sigmund Freud contends that people develop neuroses as a result of frustration. Freud’s essays on this topic postulate that sexual repression may result in aggressive behavior. These two elements emerge in the characters in Macbeth. In Freud’s book, Civilization and its discontents, he takes the premise even farther by correlating severe sexual frustration with the onset of psychoses. In regard to Macbeth, I believe that Macbeth and Lady Macbeth portray

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    Freud's Concept of the Uncanny

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    impression, or when primitive beliefs that have been surmounted seem once more to be confirmed. The first point of his theory that Freud discusses in the essay is the repression of infantile complexes that cause an uncanny experience. Freud uses E.T.A. Hoffman’s short story, “The Sandman”, to explain the idea of repression of infantile complexes. The story centers around the character of the Sandman, who steals the eyes of children. Freud states that the fear that the character Nathaniel

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    Analysis Of The Mariner

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    The Mariner’s motivation to share his tale also demonstrates the repressive and psychological nature of the frame. As the Mariner recounts his experiences on the ship and his punishment for shooting the albatross, his tale becomes a parable about respecting the natural world. The Mariner conveys this moral to the wedding-guest in the end-frame of the poem, as he states, “He prayeth well, who loveth well / Both man and bird and beast […] For the dear God who loveth us, / He made and loveth all” (Coleridge

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    has remained in abeyance; it is a consequence of the process of repression.’ When the ego, which may be at the behest of the super-ego, refuses the association with the instinctual cathexis aroused in the id, repression proceeds as means just from the ego to keep the idea of the vehicle of the reprehensible impulse from becoming conscious. ‘A symptom arises from an instinctual impulse which has been detrimentally affected by repression.’ Freund indicates that nothing can be learnt when ‘…the ego, by

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    psychologist Pierre Janet, can be employed to describe the regressive memory theme in The Life and Death of Harriet Frean. Janet theorized that psychological reality maintains and develops tension. And suggests when this healthy apprehension is breached, a process of repression is experienced. Red Campion is symbolically used in the novel to represent this repression. Additionally French philosopher Henri Bergson’s theory of a stream of consciousness, where the ego combines the present mind state and former

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    A Rose for Emily, by William Faulkner

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    admitted that the roses symbolized love. The story also focuses on the psychological exploration of the interior female world. Faulkner depicts the alienation of one repressed and isolated female in the South of the United States after the Civil War. Many themes might be explored in this short story, but a special interest is the focus on struggling to find love and the social interaction of a repressed female. The repression and isolation in the old Southern society causes degradation and dehumanization

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    The Characters of Blanche and Stanley

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    In the beginning Tennessee Williams formed Stanley and Blanche from the soil of repression and indulgence; he breathes desire into their nostrils causing them to become living souls. In the mist of the Elysian Fields garden was the tree of knowledge of death and redemption. Stanley the merciless predator of Blanche used the knowledge of the death of Belle Reve to expose Blanche’s nakedness. Blanche covers herself with puritanical fig leaves inadvertently exposing the primitive beast like qualities

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    ambivalent nature as the meaning of the German word of `uncanny' itself. Moreover, the house also acts as a mirror reflecting her own image so that she can see herself by looking at the house, thus the house is actually an allegory of Eleanor's psychological condition and she is literally consumed by it in the end as the boundary between her and the house collapses. Besides, another protagonist, Theodora, is a double of Eleanor as she figures her opposite side which is her denied self and self-destructiveness

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    According to Ms. M, when she was a child her mother was very resolute and strong-willed. Despite Ms. M’s disability, her mother expected her to do things just like other children, and was intolerant of any excuses made by Ms. M in regard to her physical state. Ms. M described her mother’s behavior as insensitive at times. She reported her mother would often be disparaging and ridiculing towards her when she would act out her frustrations that arose from being pushed too hard. Ms. M expressed

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