Psychoanalysis

Sartrean cogitations – V

SARTREAN COGITATIONS V : REFLECTIONS ON THE SKETCH FOR A THEORY OF EMOTIONS (Jean-Paul Sartre, 1962) The classical theories that investigate the theory of emotions more or less lets us understand emotions within the boundaries of our conscious experience, at least according to the early theories devised by William James. Hence, devising a model wherein […]

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Lacanian Nucleus of Repression & The Élaboration of the ‘Prägung’

Jacques Lacan, in his seminal work of The Nucleus of Repression, discusses the moment in the élaboration which is always present in an enigmatic way in analysis i.e., wherein the positive effect of interpretation in the transference episode is truly possible. Once this imaginary element becomes “non-integrated”, then the “suppressed, repressed” image arises followed by […]

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Joker (2019) – A Joaquin Phoenix Masterpiece – Psychoanalysis & Review

    PSYCHOANALYSIS- (27/02/2020) Joker (2019), directed by Todd Phillips is a film with an amalgamation of profound aesthetic and political density, which is accompanied by an imagistic beauty that presents the specters of a Social-Psychological Renaissance. The film is a story of a man who dreams of becoming a successful comedian i.e., the protagonist, […]

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