introject


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in·tro·ject

(in'trō-jekt),
The dynamically endowed, enduring internal representation of an object.

in·tro·ject

(in'trō-jekt')
The dynamically endowed, enduring internal representation of an object.
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This anxiety renders subjects passive in the face of violence and insecurity: in the name of securing the subject, resilience introjects violence into the structure of subjectivity.
The act of rising above the fear and expressing feelings to the introject is empowering, and proves to the Vaded state that there is nothing to fear.
Klein follows Freud in this respect when she writes in "A Contribution to the Psychogenesis of Manic-Depressive States," "In this stage the ego is more than ever driven both by love and by need to introject the object" (C 284).
It appeared that she had never formed, or had been unable to retain, a stable introject of the protecting mother, essential to developing a secure and separate self.
Resurrecting the good parent entails masculinizing the indifferent mother as a caring paternal introject patterned on the Jesuit educators and sullying the real object of des Esseintes' hatred through acts designed to shock.
This is not the case, however, with "The Oval Portrait," for one of the central problems in this story is that it is impossible to abolish or to introject the original in its entirety.
African Americans too, from their own needs and understandings, learned to introject clock time.
influence of the introject upon the partial subject that results in the
In sending the manuscript to Godwin, she does not so much seek the normal participation in the literary community signified by publication, as introject the need for community by locking her text within an incestuous mode of transmission.
have histories of absent, abusive, or emotionally unavailable fathers, and the resulting lack of an adequate paternal introject, or at best a positive identification, renders the person perpetually trapped in a dyadic relationship with the mother where there is no possibility of another/third perspective" (Aggress.
The possibility of a grandmother introject was also indicated in the Word Association Test.