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Day 154: Seven Signs You May Be Dating a Lacanian

  • He nearly names his new dog objet petit a.
  • He wants to get a tattoo of something called “the graph of desire.” He is not fazed when you inform him it looks like a minion.
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An Amateur Attempt at Psychoanalyzing Maya Deren's 'Meshes of the Afternoon'

Maya Deren had stated in section 3B of The Anagram that her film, Meshes of the Afternoon should not be psychoanalyzed. But as mentioned in Inception, when one is told not to think about elephants, that’s exactly what one does. 1,097 more words

Textual Criticism & Psychoanalysis

This paper will attempt to summarize some of the points mentioned by Petter Berry in the chapter of his book, Beginning Theory, that deals with Psychoanalytical criticism. 1,323 more words

Society

Why do we wrap Christmas presents, and why are we addicted to capitalism?

If we truly got what we wanted for Christmas, Christmas would be over. We would never experience the fun of receiving presents again if we received the true object of our desires. 300 more words

Capitalism

Textual Criticism & Psychoanalysis II

This paper will attempt to summarize some of the points mentioned by Petter Berry in the chapter of his book, Beginning Theory, that deals with Psychoanalytical criticism. 1,363 more words

Essay

Remember that post I said should be my last one on love? Well... 

Speaking of love is not unlike to falling in love. Lacan designated the former a descent into imbecility; in all honesty, the latter is hardly any different. 60 more words