"Anima is the Jungian theory
of the female aspect of the male psyche.
The author offers case studies, Jungian theory
, and chapters on robbery, kidnapping, plagarism, electronic theft, children who steal, shoplifting, and so on.
Unfortunately, however, his efforts are largely negated by his frequent reliance on Jungian theory
to interpret his medieval texts, his careless use of terms such as "scientific" and "the occult" without explanation of what these are supposed to mean in relation to the Middle Ages, a determination to see alchemy under every bush, carelessness in interpreting some of his material, and a standard of proofreading that is abysmal.
"In the Dark of Your Own Psyche: Jungian Theory
and Horror" by J.
Any holding strong in Jungian psychology will find this a singularly key pick for understanding the evolution of his theory of psychoanalysis, and will find this accessible reader's edition offers a wider audience access to Jungian theory
and its processes.
In all three chapters, the author's disquisition on Jungian theory
shifts the focus away from a cinematic analysis of the films' formal aspects and from the political implications of their narratives.
Keywords: Jungian Theory
, Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Reliability, Standardization
*** Surviving Life (15) Using paper cut-outs Czech animator Jan Svankmajer explores Freudian and Jungian theory
in a tale about an affair, an office worker, and a woman in red that takes place in his dreams.
Frye's interest in Jungian theory
is apparent in his choice of psychoanalytical vocabulary, such as "libido" when referring elsewhere to a "conquering heroic self." (3) In fact, such an allusion is specifically Jungian, as Jung expanded the meaning of Freud's term "libido" to refer not only to the sexual drive but also life force or energy.
Along these lines, chapter five, "How to Recover the Real: Jungian Analytical Psychology and Film Analysis," serves to introduce Jungian theory
, enumerate the advantages of its application to film studies, and acknowledge the limitations of such a method.
Kerslake presents his argument in six interlocking and overlapping chapters which move from discussions of a non-Darwinian theory of instinct, Deleuze's investment in various aspects of Jungian theory
(above all the theory of the archetypes and of symbolism), differential accounts of the unconscious, and finally (although this thread is pursued throughout) Deleuze's fascination with themes which fall under the rubric of sorcery.
Perhaps Eliade's investigations into Jungian theory
and a nascent form of New Age spirituality also appealed, not to mention the excitement of getting back to the kind of artistic control only possible with low-budget filmmaking.