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What is a Fable?

-short fictional work, either in verse or prose
-frequently uses animals or inanimate objects as actors
-primary function is to convey a moral lessons

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Epimythium

Part of a fable that summarizes the moral

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Unconscious mind to Freud

-the part of out mind we are aware of
-includes memories, desires, and fears
-not aware of contents
-escapes through dreams, hypnosis, and stories

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Id (Meaning and Pleasure vs. Reality)

-Freud
-unconscious desires for food, water, sex, and attention
-pleasure- immediate satisfaction
-reality- thought for future
-completely unconscious

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Superego (Meaning)

-Freud
-tries to act in a socially appropriate manner
-mostly unconscious

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Ego (Meaning and Pleasure vs. Reality)

-Freud
-organizes the thoughts and experiences of the mind, referee between id and superego and the world
-partly unconscious

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Oedipal Complex

-Freud
-A boys attraction to his mother and jealousy toward his mother

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Electra Complex

-A girl's attraction to her father and jealousy towards her mother

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Phallic Symbols

-Freud
-Hidden messages in fairytales about sexual development

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Conscious

Ego

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Personal Unconscious

Includes experiences that have been repressed or forgotten

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Collective Unconscious

Includes that experiences of previous generations and even animal ancestors, preserving traces of humanity evolutionary development over time

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Persona

-Jung
-When you care what people think of you, it can cause an emotional drainage

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Anima/Animus

Represents innermost self, Anima is man's female, Animus is a female's man

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Shadow

Animal instincts, the unconscious personality

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Self

Unity of the entire personality individuation is to reach an ultimate goal

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Denial Mechanism

Refusing to acknowledge a painful or threatening reality

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Repression

excluding uncomfortable thoughts from consciousness

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projection

attributing one's own repressed motives, feelings, or wishes to others

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identification

taking on the characteristics of someone else to avoid feeling incompetent

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regression

reverting to childlike behavior and defenses

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The Frog King
-Id
-Ego
-Superego
-Pleasure
-Reality
-Electra

-Frog, he desires the princesses attention
-Princess, she runs from the frog which was her desire however listening to her father she does the right thing
-Father (King), he directs the daughter in the right direction
-receiving the ball and running away from the promise
-her father makes her fill the promise
-The princess doesn't want the attention of the frog rather the father

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characteristics of Aesop

-physically deformed
-slave
-freedom through wisdom
-killed by people of Delphi

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Difference between Jung and Freud

Freud believed the unconscious place was caused by repression
Jung Believe the unconscious with the natural part of the mind source of images and symbols that help us find meaning in life