The main characters in this novel have different disorder in their personalities. Clarice Staring through the detection of cases, with the help of the Hannibal, successful finished completion of the self-salvation; Hannibal，his presence has the profound social significance, He is also a controversial figure in the novel. He has the double character---angle&evil. Buffalo bill chose an extreme and cruel way to satisfy his own desires, want to break the cocoon …show more content…
This thesis using the Freud’s psychoanalytical theory to analyze the character of The silence of the lambs is the novel in order to reveal the significance of the salvation of humanity in our real lives.
This topic intends to interpret this film from the view of psychoanalysis. The film is the typical sample to analysis by Freud’s theories. This paper is concerns four Chapters. Chapter one gives the brief introduction of the film and Freud’s theories. Providing the basis for analyzing the themes. From chapter two to four give the analysis of the main characters in the novel.
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The characters in the novel always have spiritual confrontation. It leaves a deep impression on all the reader, so it can be left a deep footprint in the history of the book. The social impact of The Silence of the Lambs still exists now. It shows the public crime, terror and evil forces, and all of those also exist in society.
1.1.2. Sigmund Feud and his theories
Sigmund Freud is an Austrian neurologist and the father of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst. This paper use his three theories.
“ In creating psychoanalysis, Freud developed therapeutic techniques such as the use of free association and discovered transference, establishing its central role in the analytic process. Freud's redefinition of sexuality to include its infantile forms led him to formulate the Oedipus complex as the central tenet of psychoanalytical theory. His analysis of dreams as wish-fulfillments provided him with models for the clinical analysis of symptom formation and the mechanisms of repression as well as for elaboration of his theory of the unconscious”.( Mannoni, Octave, Freud: The Theory of the Unconscious, London: NLB 1971, p. 49-51).We should learn that unconscious can define our behavior to a certain