doppelganger


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A delusion that a double of a person or place exists elsewhere; it is related to other defects in recognition and suggests organic disease in the non-dominant parietal lobe

doppelgänger

Psychiatry A delusion that a double of a person or place exists elsewhere; it is related to other defects in recognition and suggests organic disease in the nondominant parietal lobe. See Depersonalization disorder, Schizophrenia.
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Music is Hoffmann's only hope, and, like other romantics, he characterizes it as "a divine power," offered up in fact as the flip side, or doppelganger, of madness.
7) It is precisely this eschewal of unity that indicates the Doppelganger effect.
Having returned to an asymmetrical definition of the Doppelganger it remains for us to explain what is the nature of the relation between the constituents of the phenomenon.
Chief among these and alluded to in the book's subtitle is the notion that the Doppelganger is a figure for Lacanian 'visual compulsion' (p.
Other themes related to the doppelganger theme in folklore and literature include the mirror image, the shadow image, and the multiple personality.
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It then shows the selfie and the art doppelganger side by side.
LIVERPOOL fans will start seeing double when manager Jurgen Klopp appoints his doppelganger as part of his coaching staff.
High points include Kermit's doppelganger Constantine, a dead ringer for Kermit apart from a mole on his face, who happens to be the world's most dangerous frog.
The superstitious therefore wondered if the Lennon twin had been a doppelganger omen - a warning of approaching death.
Indeed, the Ozil doppelganger has been speaking to a whole host of networks about his hopes and ambitions in football, as well as the likeness to his favourite playmaker, the report said.
What I did not expect to find, upon close inspection, was the presence of a Mitt Romney doppelganger in the beginning of the film.