Everything you need to understand or teach The Uncanny by Sigmund Freud.
The Uncanny is a collection of essays by Sigmund Freud, who mostly uses the psychoanalytic approach to try and understand the creative mind. Some of the essays, most notably, "Screen Memories" and "Family Romances", are more general and apply to psychological development in general, not just to the development or minds of artists.
"Screen Memories" is that first memory and deals with pseudo memories of childhood that Freud calls "screen memories." A screen memory looks like a memory of childhood but is often too early to have actually been from childhood and often has features that make it seem like a fabrication rather than an actual memory. In the essay, Freud examines several different case studies to show the working s of "screen memories." In the next essay, "Creative Writing and Daydreaming," Freud looks at how the phenomenon of daydreaming is related to... View more of the The Uncanny Summary
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