This is the second post in a series looking at how Nicolas Winding Refn constructs a stable notion or approach to masculinity in his films. This series is based on the first draft of the second chapter of my Master’s thesis, titled… 1,798 more words
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It was Sigmund Freud, the 19th Century Austrian father of psychoanalysis who said dreams were “The royal road to the unconscious.”
He also argued that even ordinary looking dreams on the surface had a deeper sexual meaning, and that (latent) dream content is driven by unconscious ‘wish fulfilment’ or ‘wunscherfüllung.’ 828 more words
Priapus is the son of Dionysus and Aphrodite. Ancient historian Diodorus Siculus, who wrote between 60 and 30 BC, speaks of Priapus:
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“Now the ancients record in their myths that Priapos was the son of Dionysos and Aphrodite and they present a plausible argument for this lineage; for men when under the influence of wine find the members of their bodies tense and inclined to the pleasures of love.