Essays about: "superego"

Found 5 essays containing the word superego.

  1. 1. The Loman Family’s State of Mind : A Psychoanalytical Reading of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Niklas Eklöf; [2020]
    Keywords : Loman Family; Willy Loman; Biff Loman; Happy Loman; Linda Loman; Death of a Salesman; Psychoanalysis; Model of personality; Id; Ego; Superego; Freud; Defence mechanisms;

    Abstract : This essay will analyse the members of the Loman family of Death of a Salesman from a Freudian psychoanalytical perspective. The purpose is to understand what goes on inside the mind of these characters through Freud’s structural model of personality, the Id, Ego and Superego. The members of the Loman family are no longer happy with their lives. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Psychoanalytic Interpretation : Jay Gatsby’s Id, Superego, Ego, and Core Issues

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för lärarutbildning

    Author : Flavia Miranda O'Shea; [2019]
    Keywords : The Great Gatsby; psychoanalysis; psychoanalytic criticism; id ego superego; fear of abandonment; low self-esteem; insecure sense of self; Jay Gatsby;

    Abstract : The present essay attempts a psychoanalytic interpretation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Jay Gatsby’s id, superego, ego, and core issues. The first stage of the paper offers an analysis of Gatsby’s id, superego and ego; and finds that the id largely rules his behaviour, with few instances where the ego takes control and manifests the superego. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ben's Lead Role in Willy Loman's Suicidal Mind : Exploring Death of a Salesman via Freud

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Kristin Paulsson; [2016]
    Keywords : Willy Loman; Ben; Death of a Salesman; suicide; id; ego; superego; Freud; conscious; preconscious; unconsciuos;

    Abstract : As is evident from the title of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman (1949), the protagonist of the play, the salesman Willy Loman, will die. This essay will investigate what role Ben, Willy’s deceased brother, plays in Willy’s suicide. READ MORE

  4. 4. When the cat is away, the (m)other will play : regression and identity formation in Neil Gaiman's Coraline

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Sektionen för humaniora (HUM)

    Author : Emma Agnell; [2014]
    Keywords : literary; psychoanalytic; uncanny; coraline; neil gaiman; identity; superego; identity formation; regression;

    Abstract : This essay examines Neil Gaiman’s Coraline from a psychoanalytic perspective, with focus on the formation of the super ego. While the young girl’s identity formation has been examined before, the general focus is often oedipal. In this essay, I choose to step away from the oedipal and examine the psychosymbolism throughout the novella. READ MORE

  5. 5. Id Ego Superego : An Analysis of Emily Bronte’s WutheringHeights on the Angle of Psychology

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Litteraturvetenskap

    Author : Shumei Gao; [2006]
    Keywords : ;

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