Psychoanalysis In The Novel's Lord Of The Flies

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Theory is the important part to do the analysis. It supports the novel to make the analysis become reasonable, accurate and could be accepted as a scientific work. There are a theory that can be used to analyze a novel, but it depends on the issue of the novel that has been chosen. For this Lord of the Flies novel, the researcher will use Psychoanalysis by Sigmund Freud theory to doing the analysis. Sigmund Freud was known as the Father of Psychoanalysis because his huge contributions to psychology. He was the one of the most influential people in psychology, art, literature and even the way people bring up their children in the twentieth century and his enduring legacy. Beside as a physiologist, he was also a medical doctor, psychologist and influential thinker of the early twentieth century. Freud was born in Frieberg, Moravia in 1856. Freud and family moved to Vienna when he was four years old. That was the place he spent the rest of his live. Then he died in 1939. Freud was the one originator of the modern day psychology who pioneered the new ways for understanding and his efforts resulted in the most comprehensive theory of personality and psychotherapy ever developed. Freud 's popular theory discusses about the development stage of mind. These are two aspects of mind that are conscious and unconscious. He described human mind is like an iceberg. "He believed that the conscious level of the mind was similar to the tip of the iceberg which could be seen, but the
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