• The essay "Screen Memories" begins with a discussion of childhood memories.
• Freud argues that the childhood is the essential and formative period in the development of the adult psyche.
• He reasons that the age of six is when children begin to have narrative patterned memories.
• Freud suggests that the childhood memories we have as adults are merely constructions of our unconscious.
• He finds that our childhood memories are not memories at all.
• Freud reasons that there are abstract associations with some other important aspect of one's psychology.
• Freud claims that most childhood memories come from the ages between two and four.
• He finds that most adult memories tend to have a strong emotional power in that they tend to be events that were emotionally important.
• Freud finds that the opposite is present in childhood memories and that they are random and inconsequential.
• Freud reasons that two...
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