Anima and animus

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  • Archetypes In Psychology

    Carl Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist who established the body of analytical psychology. He stated that every person has several personalities within oneself. Basically, we can look at one’s personality from four different categories, persona, shadow, anima/animus and archetypes. The easiest to recognize is persona. Persona is a social mask that we all show to the public. We change the roles in different situations in society. For instance, a student acts as an attentive respectful person who focuses on study at a school, but he/she becomes a father or mother who takes care of a household after going back home. I also have many social roles such as a student, daughter, sister, friend and girlfriend. I switch my roles in different situations.…

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  • Carl Jung's Theory Of Analytical Psychology

    The obvious difference is that the anima, although residing in men, is the female archetype, and the animus is the male archetype in women. Another difference is how their specific characteristics are viewed in the public eye. The anima, or male archetype, displays reason, social insensitivity, and logic. The animus, or female archetype, shows vanity, emotionality, irrationality, and intuition. Interestingly, their characteristic appearance is similar to that of cultural gender stereotypes. Some…

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  • Refugee Mandalas: A Visual Analysis

    week. The first picture we saw was the same picture as the last time, the drawing in which a guy who was overprotected by his mother drew. The picture was the same, but what I felt from the picture was slightly different. I saw something I didnʻt see the last time. Today, I saw the faceless figure and felt a creepy feeling because if I had to draw a person(especially my family member), I would draw a face definitely. However, his drawing did not have a face. From this, I felt like he was…

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  • Analysis Of Lisel Mueller's Reading The Brothers Grimm To Jenny

    narrator details the relationship that he or she has with Jenny. Jenny is a character who is facing her own internal conflicts, but displays innocence and truthfulness to the narrator. As a result of this display, the narrator is conflicted about telling fairytales to Jenny. Moreover, the narrator is concerned with the high qualities and ideas that she attributes to people who are not worthy, who the narrator deems unworthy. To gain a complete understanding of Jenny’s character and the affects…

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  • Carl Jung's Theory Of Personality Development

    conscious awareness. As the ego attempts to negotiate its relationship (vis-à-vis the individual) with the world at large (e.g. our family, our community, our culture, and the larger world) it builds on certain archetypal images. For example, the persona represents the various, socio-culturally approved, faces (or masks) that the ego presents to the world. The shadow represents those repressed, or unlived, components that have been rejected by the ego due to socialization, and the anima/animus…

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  • Jaws By Stephen Spielberg Character Analysis

    feel sets him apart from his other contemporaries who were making film at the same time. The focus of this paper will be, Jungian Psychoanalytic Theory, which can be found in the book entitled, “Media Analysis Techniques” which was written by Arthur Asa Berger, and how the ideas found in the chapter relate to the film Jaws. According to the book, “Media Analysis and Techniques, Carl Jung is after Freud considered the most important psychoanalytic theorists. He elaborated on a number of…

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  • Jung's Process Of Individuation In The Shadow: Carl G. Sigan

    ourselves, even if those people aren’t even real. The being that is identified next in the process of individuation is according to Jung, “a personification of all feminine psychological tendencies in a man’s psyche. . .” (Jung, 177). The anima (or animus in female dreamers), helps the individual experience a side of themselves that they cannot consciously, just like the shadow. Except this being helps men experience things like, “. . . vague feelings and moods, prophetic hunches,…

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  • Analysis: A Jungian Analysis Of Ursula Hegi's Stones From The River

    A Jungian Analysis of Ursula Hegi’s Stones from the River “We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.” - C.G. Jung. Carl Jung’s theories are profoundly influential to modern psychiatry; they allow us to analyze stories, characters, and writings from the innermost layer. Although Carl Jung did extensive research on the human psyche, perhaps some of his most interesting theories were on the nature of how human beings write and tell stories,…

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  • Different Theories Of Dreams Research: Freud Vs. Jung

    definite form, but instead present itself as an “organizing principle” on the things humans see or do. (Boeree, 2006) Also humans are not aware of an archetype at all unless attention is brought to it specifically. Archetypes that Jung identified include; the mother archetype, mana, the shadow, the persona, anima and animus. The mother archetype is an infant’s ability to recognize a specific relationship similar to that of mothering, which evolution has taught us to feel. (Boeree, 2006) If the…

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  • Examples Of Final Fictionalism

    for me to graduate. The id would be me going out instead of writing the essay questions. The go is disappointing myself even though I could avoid it. The superego would be knowingly hurting my grade. The Person Archetype is what Jung considered a mask to help us adapt to our environments and present ourselves differently than we truly are. There are friend masks, employee masks, etc. It’s typically considered a good thing but if a person’s persona and their true self become confused negative…

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