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    personality theory applied to characters in the book. Jack is the epitome of the id, an innate drive to fulfill one’s desires; Piggy represents the superego, a conscience indefinitely aware of the most ethical decision; and Ralph personifies the ego, the logical mediator between the id and superego. As a result of Golding’s fascination with the human psyche, his characters perfectly parallel Freud’s psychological theory of the id, superego, and ego. Within the novel, Golding exemplifies Freud’s…

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    One other aspect of the Freudian Theory in the ego—the state of mind that finds compromise between the id and superego. This aspect is personified as the main character in Lord of the Flies, Ralph. Yet another boy who can accurately represent the id is Jack, the main antagonist of the novel. A major distinction between the two is the way they rule over the group. Ralph attempts to lead the group through order and balance. He does this by establishing rules, such as giving “the conch to the next…

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    mind, the id ego and superego. Each structure is unconsciously developed in the human mind and through conflict each structure comes into play making a person act or behavior a certain way. In Lord of the Flies readers can easily see each of these concepts in three distinct characters, Jack, Piggy, and Ralph. Jack represents the Id, which is the primitive, instinct component of personality. It consists of the “biological unconscious aspects of human nature”(McLeod, 2008). The id is the…

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    psyche. According to Freud, our personality is made up of id, ego, and superego that each foster at different paces in an individual’s life. Id is responsible for our instincts and impulses and is the first form of personality developed in human beings. It strives for an immediate response in order to feel pleasure and if the pleasure isn’t fulfilled, the individual feels immediate disatisfaction. Id is associated with irrational thinking. Unlike id, ego functions by reason and is responsible…

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    MYTH AND FAIRYTALE PSYCHOANALYSIS OF Abstract This paper entitled ‘psychoanalytic theory on Naga-Mandala’ regards as an analysis of psychological side of the play. The psychoanalytic theory is applicable on Naga-Mandala as Girish Karnad disseminates facts about human life and psyche of humans in ancient Indian stories with the changing social codes and morals of modern life. Girish Karnad’s plays are pertinent to the psychological problems, dilemmas, and conflicts defied by the modern Indian…

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    psychoanalysis. Sigmund Freud proposed the idea of the id, ego, and superego all composed in the division of the human psyche. The combination of the three make a model that can show underlying intentions for a person’s actions. The psychoanalysis that can be found in Miller’s work shows excruciating evidence that Miller believes that the degree of which people can hold responsibility for their actions can vary, and it may only be a small percentage. Miller’s id is represented by Ben, the…

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    Freud’s theory. The ID is root of what each person wants. The ID is like a child that has so sense of conscience. The SuperEgo is the holding of all socially imposed behavior. The SuperEgo is taught through parental instruction. Finally, the Ego is the balance between the ID and the SuperEgo; it is reality. The novel, The Lord of the Flies, written by William Golding, can be read using Freud’s theory of the human subconscious. The character Jack is a very good example of the ID part of…

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    William Golding, the author of Lord of the Flies, incorporates Sigmund Freud's personality theory, ID, ego, and superego in his writing. The three main characters of his book are Jack, the ID, Ralph, the ego, and Piggy, the superego. The ID personality means reaching simple desires. The ego personality means the person is conscious of reality and is someone who takes on leadership positions. The superego is also conscious but adds ethics and prefers to follow direction. Jack focuses on his own…

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    Two types of remorse are encountered in psychology. Narcissistically-based remorse, which derives from feelings of shame because of the belief that one, has not fulfilled his potential; and Superego-based remorse, which produces feelings of guilt, because of the knowledge of the his or her wrong doings. In superego-based remorse, there are many subcategories; self remorse, forced remorse, shallow remorse, as well as inward remorse. In the book the Scarlett Letter, Hester prim, who committed a…

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    it functions, Sigmund Freud created psychoanalysis and is considered as the father of modern-day psychology. William Golding utilizes Freud's theory in the novel Lord of the Flies through Freud's beliefs in having three components of personality: the ID, the superego, and the ego. Golding presents a group of civilized British boys stuck on an uninhabited/tropical island competing for control while failing to keep their civilization and innocence intact. Moreover, Freud's analyzation on…

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