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    Alter ego in Latin means “the other I”, which suggest that a person with such characteristics can have two different personalities. There are different factors that aide the creation of an alter ego, for a new self is not just created involuntarily and automatically. Psychology explains such occurrence as Dissociative identity disorder (previously known as multiple personality disorder) , and according to the Human Diseases and Conditions article, is a condition of psychiatric nature in which a person develops two or more personalities which take over or control the person’s behavior. The personalities developed by an individual tend to be part of extreme forms of dissociation. A person showing dissociation tends to have compartmentalized emotions,…

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    Sigmund Freud's Ego

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    The ego solves real problems. The ego could represent the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit teaches us truth (Luke 12:12), testifies to us the truth of the gospel of Jesus Christ (Hebrews 10:15-16), He helps us in our weakness and intercedes for us (Romans 8:26), He comforts us when we are hurting (John 14:18). In John 16 Jesus called Him “Counselor”, one that guides us in our everyday lives, He also tells us that He convicts us of sin. The Holy Spirit is very active in the life of a Christian He…

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    Personality Freud’s Personality Structure and Ego Defense Mechanisms Personality is not a readily defined concept. Different psychologists have different personality theories. For this chapter, we will learn about the personality theories of Sigmund Freud Carl Jung And, take the Enneagram Personality test. This week we will learn about Sigmund Freud’s personality theory, ego defense mechanisms, and explore the ego in more depth. Freud described the mind as if it were divided into three…

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    consciousness and the vast structure underwater representing our unconsciousness. From there, he broke the iceberg of human psyche into three parts, the id, ego, and super ego. Freud described the id as the primitive and instinctive part of our personality…

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    The Central Ego Case Study

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    The Central Ego Fairbairn postulates the role of the central ego deriving from a nurturing environment and a secure attachment, fill with good, comforting, loving childhood relationships. Furthermore, Fairbairn argues that is in these scenarios that a good sense of self and others are developed along with a stable ego function (Celani,1993; Greenberg, Mitchell, 1983; St. Clair, 2004). This also allows for the normal development of frustration tolerance, ability to comfort one-self, and the…

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    happens to be three different aspects of a person’s personality that the three main characters take up. Which happen to be the id, the ego and the superego. Carmilla as the id, Laura as the ego, and Laura’s father as the superego. This shows us even through fiction, Freud’s ideas of how a person’s personality is made up can still be applied to literature. The id. The id works directly with the ego sometimes even referred to as the id-ego to achieve the id’s selfish desires and…

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    What force truly controls humans? Is it a primal need to satisfy every whim, desperation to attain a moral high ground, or a logical combination of the two? In William Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies, he answers this query with Sigmund Freud’s 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,…

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    The id is the impulsive part of one’s psyche and it responds to one’s instincts. It operates under the pleasure principle, which is the idea that every impulse should be immediately satisfied. On the other hand, the ego is the balanced decision making component of the psyche. It works out realistic ways to satisfy the id’s demands. The ego considers social realities and norms and decides how to properly behave. Finally, the superego works to control the id’s impulses and to persuade the ego to…

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    The Sun Also Rises Quotes

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    established the idea that the mind is composed of two main components: the conscious, and unconscious (Boeree 29). The id is a part of the unconscious mind and includes the motivation caused by an organism’s needs and instincts, working with the pleasure principle to take care of itself immediately (30). Freud argued that the mind is also composed of a superego and ego portion that represent consciousness and morality (30). The id is seen in the novel through drinking, as all of the characters…

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    would suggest that Holden 's superego is in effect where his morals make him realize that his decisions aren 't necessarily the best ones and tries to avoid the situation soon after. In the end of these events he often finds that his partner believes that he isn 't worthy enough as he doesn 't have a proper education and is different from other men. This drives Holden insane as he personally believes that everyone in his society are “phonies” and are all fake. At times Holden even admits and…

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