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psychoanalyze

(sī′kō-ăn′ə-līz′)
tr.v. psychoana·lyzed, psychoana·lyzing, psychoana·lyzes
To analyze and treat by psychoanalysis.
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The transcript--which flows from one example to the other, brought to an end with unfortunately chipped summaries--comes at its best when Kermode explains the alterations of canon by psychoanalyzing the great canonizers, highlighting sexual archetypal patterns in their attitudes to canon: Arnold's plaisir of passages displaying "pathos" and "ever-increasing, irremediable pain," and Eliot's take on texts of "education, ruin, damnation, and the pains of purgatory.
It would be easy for Mullins to get lost in psychoanalyzing his subjects, all of whom would make for fascinating case studies (notably Chester, who veered into insanity at the end of his short life).
He's power hungry, said the therapist who has been psychoanalyzing Hussein for years--from afar, not the office couch.
She spends a lot of time simplistically psychoanalyzing La Follette.
Because of Grandeville's self-destructive honesty, because of his constant psychoanalyzing of himself and his wife, A Winter's Journal is at once a painful and perceptive read--satisfying in much the same way as Scott Zwiren's God Head or Evan Connell's The Diary of a Rapist.
We should urge one of the foundations, j-schools, or media centers (now so busily engaged in psychoanalyzing the press) to monitor and publicize within the trade the usage of blind quotes by five selected top papers.
Furthermore, in an attempt to lend credence to his theories about Freud, Boyarin claims that he is "not psychoanalyzing Freud but historicizing him.