With procreation comes with the expectation to provide, protect and to love one’s progeny. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a cautionary tale of the effects that parentages and society have on adolescents, particularly the disabled and abused, and the consequences later in life. Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant and ambitious man with a God complex gives life to a monster, whom he immediately hates and fears. Victor’s disdain leads to the monster’s existential crisis and psychological impairment, which results in theft and murder. This parallels to contemporary maltreatment of children and its bearing on their future health, and interaction with society.
INTRODUCTION Freud said that we are only conscious of a small amount of our mind’s events and that most of it rests hidden from us in our unconscious. (boundless) Erik Erikson discussed psychosocial stages. His ideas were greatly influenced by Freud, going along with Freud’s theory regarding the structure and topography of personality. (McLeod, 2008) Freud’s psychosexual theory of development: According to Freud, life was built on both tension and pleasure. Tension was because of the accumulation of libido or sexual energy and pleasure is from its discharge.
Pride, greed, and lust drove Iago to poisoning Desdemona 's father and eventually ruining the marriage between Desdemona and Othello. In his play, he approach the problems the world faces in a comedic manner. People let greed and lust persuade them to do crazy things. Othello and Iago are foil characters in Othello. Iago let his vengeful ways and deceitful motives alter his decisions while Othello appears in the opening acts as the very personification of self control”(Harbage).
Though there are certain means by which the human mind can be analysed, most of its unconscious domains are impenetrable. Freud developed his Psychoanalysis as a means to understand the relation between the somatic reality of the senses and language. He again postulated that the basic reason for hysteria n individuals is the result of Oedipus complex, an absence of the resolution of childhood sexuality. Freud thus makes his clinical theory a critique of society and culture. Freud’s theory of society and culture are diametrically opposed to Kant’s theory of the progressive rationalization and consequent freedom and maturity of the individual.
During this period, freedom of feelings and creativity. This may have lead to Extreme Skepticism to occur after all the writings infused with strong feelings. Sigmund Freud's book Civilisation and its Discontents prove that his writings make him one of the founders of Modernism. The theme of “Conscience and the Super-Ego” (Gradesaver, Civilisation and its Discontents) plays out in the book as a form of Skepticism. He argues that the Super-Ego is responsible for the “discontents” that human beings experience in civilisation as “The super-ego often puts severe demands on the individual that he cannot realistically met, causing great unhappiness.” (Gradesaver, Civilisation and its Discontents).
However, this horrible fantasy gets repressed and turn into the source of the obsessions. The motive behind is the aggression that Lanzer has towards his father, because of his interruption to his sexual life and the influence of castration anxiety, that empowered with the fear of Lanzer that his father would learn about his private fantasies about seeing a naked woman. More simply, according to Freud, repressed thoughts are not forgotten, but they lose their affect. Here, the affect that belongs to the oedipal situation, gets attached to another ideational content. Here, the affect which is the guilt that he experienced during childhood, becomes associated with the irrational fears, as a substitute, and supports the irrational compulsions to prevent
This society though, slowly spirals into disorder and eventually chaos. The main characters, Ralph and Jack, constantly contradict each other and fight for the loyalty of the younger boys and power. The author, William Golding, created this book to portray the potential evil in every human. These boys in particular are not inherently wicked but most of them do get caught up in the fantasy of having ultimate control which leads to the boys being unable to live amongst one another. The boys immaturity of living in the fantasy results in frivolous behavior throughout the start of the book.
Saul Mcleod explained that Freud believed that when we explain our own behavior to ourselves or others we rarely give a true account of our motivation. This is not because we are deliberately lying. Whilst human beings are great deceivers of others, they are even more adept at self-deception. Our rationalizations of our conduct are therefore disguising the real reasons. (2013), by putting this in consideration Mayella Ewells deceived herself, poured her anger on hopeless man, she uses her powers to oppress who is weaker than her, she was angry of society, angry because her father oppresses her.
Hara Estroff Marano states from Psychology Today, “Being a controlling and jealous person makes one feel threatened in emotional panic over threatened loss, some people do dangerous things.” In both stories the men are insane and they have a connection between being jealous and being controlling. On page 984 line 60, “And yet God has not said a word!” This quote shows how crazy the man is in Porphyria's Lover. Both men from the stories have reminiscences of being unstable. Clearly there are similarities between the two stories by Robert
The feelings of meaninglessness is related to the emotions of the individual. They feel disillusioned with the whole system because their expectations are not being fulfilled. Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), the father of psychology, refers to the alienation as a “self-estrangement caused by the split between the conscious and unconscious parts of the mind, The constant blocking and suppression of a person’s feelings, emotions and sexual instincts make then less effective and detach them from their real nature alienating them from their actual