• complex
  • The castration complex is the consequence of the collision between this project and the perception of the fact of sexual differentiation separating mother and son. (wikipedia.org)
  • In psychoanalytic literature, a Madonna-whore complex is the inability to maintain sexual arousal within a committed, loving relationship. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anonymous, "The Phallic Phase and the Subjective Import of the Castration Complex" in Feminine Sexuality, Norton & Co., pp. 99-122. (wikipedia.org)
  • For Quentin, the psychological problem that has made him impotent (the castration complex whose origin is generation) becomes merged with the problem of whether man, in relation to the flow of time, can ever be anything but helpless, passive, and impotent, and to solve the former problem he must solve the latter. (vqronline.org)
  • Since I've been able to tie Heracles labours to the poly phallic where the third appears as the king or symbolic order in which the individual has a drive to excellence then the phallic-narcissistic stage at which the castration complex occurs should create an ideal that is different. (blogspot.com)
  • boys
  • In this same period, Dr. Kellogg and others in America and English-speaking countries offered to Victorian parents circumcision and in grave instances, castration of their boys and girls as a terminal cure and punishment for a wide variety of misbehaviours (notably masturbation) and ills, becoming very popular over time. (wikipedia.org)
  • In doing so, boys also reduce the threat of castration. (getrevising.co.uk)
  • time
  • It is an attempt by the narcissist to turn from a passive sense of victimization to an active role in giving pain to others, while at the same time attempting to rebuild their own (actually false) sense of self-worth. (wikipedia.org)
  • masculine
  • In his book Absent Fathers, Lost Sons Canadian Jungian analyst Guy Corneau writes that the presence of the father's body during the son's developmental phases is integral in the son developing a positive sense of self as masculine. (wikipedia.org)
  • writes
  • Faulkner writes out of a "deep sense that reality is described fully only in the paralleling of the external flow of event and the internal flow of consciousness. (vqronline.org)
  • getting it ri
  • However, perfect records are indeed rare, and in a sense it is regrettable that yours for not getting it right is no longer intact. (blogspot.fr)
  • important
  • Though the Metal Gear Solid series has been the subject of countless analyses, one of its most important and challenging dimensions has gone utterly unexamined: its psychoanalytic narrative. (blogspot.com)
  • desire
  • It was, Murphey wrote, "motivated by a desire to vindicate the moral sense of community, and has as its target a specific person or persons. (goodmenproject.com)
  • author
  • As the story is told in journal form it can mimic a truthful account of reality as it would appear to a faithful author, this gives it a more tangible sense of reality and tightens the tension the reader feels through their spine. (hubpages.com)
  • parents
  • In 19th century Europe it was not unheard of for parents to threaten their misbehaving sons with castration or otherwise threaten their genitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • The parents, in this sense, are like a benign, benevolent and enlightened colonial power, which performs the tasks of governance on behalf of the uneducated and uninitiated natives. (tripod.com)
  • loss
  • Many psychoanalytic theorists suggest that kleptomania is a person's attempt "to obtain symbolic compensation for an actual or anticipated loss", and feel that the key to understanding its etiology lies in the symbolic meaning of the stolen items. (wikipedia.org)
  • central
  • And yet, even though the book enacts certain conventions of the novel or memoir, such as a (sort of) linear narrative in chapters, and a central figure (or figures) going through a process of, uh, transformation, I don't think it's the genre itself that makes this writing matter in the material sense. (lemonhound.com)