libidinal development

libidinal development

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Rather, within the framework of libidinal development described by Sigmund Freud and Melanie Klein, Caleb's narration of causally disconnected events and his deep-seated ambivalence toward his master-surrogate father Lord Falkland become understandable when conceived as a fundamentally narcissistic personality unconsciously engaged in a homosexual struggle with his domineering father.
Within the framework of libidinal development described by Sigmund Freud and Melanie Klein, Caleb's narration of causally disconnected events and his deep-seated ambivalence toward his master-surrogate father Lord Falkland become understandable when viewed as a fundamentally narcissistic personality unconsciously engaged in a homosexual struggle with his omnipotent father.
Ernest Jones traced the creation fantasy of "inseminating" the ear with the spirit of the father to the anal phase of libidinal development.