The Freud Reader - Chapter 6, The Theory of Sexuality Continued Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6, The Theory of Sexuality Continued Summary and Analysis

Section 3, The Transformations of Puberty. [1] The Primacy of the Genital Zones and Fore-pleasure: sexual tension, The Mechanism of fore-pleasure, Dangers of fore-pleasure, [2] The Problem of Sexual Excitation, Part Played by the Sexual Substances, Importance of the Internal Sexual Organs, Chemical Theory [3] The Libido Theory [4] the Differentiation between Men and Women, Leading Zones in Men and Women, [5] The Finding of an Object, The Sexual Object During Early Infancy, Infantile Anxiety, The Barrier against Incest, After-effects of Infantile Object-Choice, Prevention of Inversion. Each of these categories is a rather brief exposition. Mainly, it pertains to infantile masturbation along with childhood development of normal affections. The author explains that in some cases, a child falls in love with a relative. When this happens in early childhood, it is liable to be entirely forgotten during...

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