The Uncanny Topics for Discussion

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Explain the phenomenon of screen memories. How are they different from actual memories? What is their cause?

In what way is a daydream different from a normal, night dream? In what ways is it similar?

Are the desires of a male child to sexually posses his mother depraved? According to Freud, what is their cause?

Explain Freud's analysis of the vulture symbol in da Vinci's memory. Do you think he is right?

Why does Freud think that Leonardo was a homosexual? Is his conclusion warranted?

What does uncanny mean to Freud?

Give some examples of the uncanny that Freud uses.

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