oedipal


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oedipal

 [ed´ĭ-pal]
pertaining to the Oedipus complex.

oedipal

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Oedipal

(ĕd′ə-pəl, ē′də-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Oedipus complex: oedipal conflicts.

oed′i·pal·ly adv.
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Not only that he causes separation, or that he establishes the Law, but that he is the one taking care of Duchess echoes the same intersubjective relations revolving around the Oedipal complex.
Generally, when pushed to think about what specifically the male figure might bring, participants would mention traditional oedipal dimensions, such as traditional sex-role identification.
In his comments on the girl's resolution to the oedipal crisis, Freud contends that the girl both identifies with but renounces the mother.
It is only when Berta arrives at the end of the first act that Alfredo abandons his narcissism and turns to rebellion against the paternal order in the form of Oedipal desire.
Irresistibly," perhaps, if one's verbal radar is set to pick up even the faintest semiquaver of an Oedipal allusion.
Trough an exegesis of biblical sources and commentaries, we shall try to understand Reuben's behavior and how the psychological dynamics resonate within him as he attempts to resolve his Oedipal issues.
Deleuze himself had no time for Madame Bovary's OEdipal entanglements.
A more careful reading of Bassani's book would challenge this Oedipal account of the narrator, Micol, and the novel itself.
In Indian (Native American) versions of the Oedipal myth, the hero must banish an eternal winter by solving riddles.
This lack of power facilitates the Oedipal crisis: Just as the child comes to understand that, lacking the phallus, the mother lacks power--an understanding that turns the child's interest to the father--the collective African American subject recognizes its disadvantaged place in American society by virtue of its connection to the mother, who stands in a marginalized position in relation to the white father.
Throughout his trip, Block argues, Goethe struggles to construct his own authorial identity, and this struggle includes a strong Oedipal component.