Literary Criticism

Literary Criticism - 1 Corey McGowan English 100 Section M...

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1 Corey McGowan English 100 Section M 3/23/08
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2 When reading any discussion about literature, spoken or written, there are many different principles and understandings that can be looked at. In many cases psychological criticism is used to look at the way in which a writer chose to write something. Psychological criticism gives the reader the ability to get inside the writers head to discuss why they thing the writer chose to write in a particular way. Famous Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud paved the way for psychological critics in the way he wrote about controversial issues such as wish fulfillment, sexuality, the unconscious and repression. Freud said that he learned more and more about psychological criticism by studying different forms of literature. In the article entitled “The Nature of Dreams”, written by Gretchen Schulz and R.J.R. Rockwood, a look into how latent dream-thoughts happen is discussed by Shultz and Rockwood. Their theory is that a repressed impulse created by some sort of
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