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    The Conscious and Unconscious Minds According to “The Allegory of the Cave,” “ The Oedipus Complex,” and “ The Personal and the Collective Unconscious,” people 's behavior in society originates in the conscious and unconscious minds. Different people have different kinds of personalities which is caused by different types of education, environments, cultures and experiences. These elements strongly influence how they regard the world, and influence how their conscious mind work. However, these elements also accumulate senses of the unconscious which consists of the processes in human mind that occur automatically and are not available to introspection. In this way, the authors Plato, Freud, and Jung argue that the reality of…

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    Jameela Ismail Professor Pitanza ENG 151 4/19/16 The Unconscious Mind Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), referred to as the “father of psychology”, is considered to be one of the most influential and controversial thinkers of the twentieth century(Cherry). Of the many discoveries founded by Freud, the “Topographical Model of Personality” is one of the greatest advances in the world of psychology. With this theory, Freud believed the majority of our life experiences, feelings, beliefs and…

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    His theory of the unconscious mind, which suggested that many of our experiences, ideas, and connections with others are repressed but still remain available in the mind. Freud used the iceberg analogy to describe how complex the mind was, and to show the three levels of the mind. On the surface, the visible feature tip of an iceberg, consists of thoughts that are the focus of our attention now. The preconscious consists of all which can be retrieved by memory but isn’t readily available. Then…

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    ever given thought to how powerful the unconscious mind is? Did you know that hidden in the psyche, there exists a plethora of information in the unconscious mind? What would you think if you discovered that the unconscious mind could potentially unlock many answers to your conscious self? Could it be that the numerous mental health issues that individuals suffer from could possibly be understood in greater depth, by understanding ones’ unconscious? There is a belief among some scholars in the…

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    Carl Jung known for his contribution in a scientific study of religion is the collective unconscious. That is, about the long-established symbolic and mythical images that return in an assortment of cultures and historical periods.(p66) Collective unconsciousness refers to, materials and “things that are physically real prior to their personal appropriation.“(p66) Jung in the archetypes finds huge importance for religious symbolism, myth and physic healing. Also according to Jung, there are…

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    investigating the interaction of conscious and unconscious elements in the mind and bringing repressed fears and conflicts into the conscious mind by techniques such as dream interpretation and free association” (GOOGLE). As a primary component of the psychoanalysis movement, Sigmund Freud encompasses theories regarding dream interpretation in order to reveal one’s internal thoughts. According to Freud 's theories about dream analysis, our unconscious mind enables us to manipulate our internal…

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    The Conscious and Unconscious Mind in A Tale of Two Cities Just as it was “the best of times and the worst of times” in pre-revolutionary France, Doctor Alexandre Manette had the best of personalities and the worst of personalities. In the novel, A Tale of Two Cities, Sigmund Freud’s theories of the conscious and unconscious mind can be applied to Dr. Alexandre Manette in order to expose an understanding of the spoken and unspoken desires of the human mind. Dr. Manette's ceaseless inner conflict…

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    William Faulkner wrote The Sound and the Fury in the early twentieth century, soon after Sigmund Freud’s study of the human unconscious mind, psychoanalysis, had started to become popular. It is rather clear that his theories of the unconscious mind had a strong influence on Faulkner while he was writing this novel. We will see this through the main characters whose point of view the first three chapters are told from; Benjy, Quentin, and Jason. There are even some other Freudian influences on…

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    interest in the unconscious. He is known for his explanation of the unconscious mind and based most of his theories on Freudian theories. As humans we believe that we live our lives in a conscientious manor, we think that we are aware of our surroundings and what is happening around us at any given time. However upon further analysis the word conscious can lead to a more confusing path. The using of psychological arch types was advanced by John and was then adopted into the social sciences John…

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    strongest arguments for psychoanalysis is in his interpretation of the mind and its functions. The primary goal of psychoanalysis is to make the unconscious conscious. In relation to the literary theory, psychoanalysis is engaged to liberate the innate drives and desires to form a better understanding of literary works. Therefore, whether or not Freud’s theories are absolute or undeniably true, they provide a basis for connecting to the innermost part of an individual or the unconscious and in…

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