The Uncanny Setting & Symbolism

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Screen Memories

A screen memory is a memory that seems to be a banal memory from childhood but is really symbolically related to another, more distressing, memory or episode.

Obsessional Neurosis

A category of unwanted anxiety disorders (neurosis) whereby the patients mind is oppressed by repeated images or impulses which are unwanted and hard to control.

Hysteria

Hysteria is a neurotic condition that leads the patient to lose control over their emotions either in elation or fear for unknown causes. Some of Freud's earliest patients were female hysterics.

Neurosis

Neurosis, according to Freud, was a psychological disorder that resulted from the repressed conflict between the id and other parts of the psyche, most commonly the super-ego. Neurosis can take many forms, including phobia, obsessions, and hysteria among others.

Phobia

Phobia is a particular kind of neurosis that involves the irrational and obsessive fear of something.

Milan

Milan is...

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