Unformatted text preview: Why is this assumption logical, though problematic? Use ’76 or ’05 versions of King Kong as an example. 2. Distinguish between “French Freud” (Lacan) and “American ego psychology” (traditional Freud--id, ego, super ego, etc). 3. Compare/contrast a traditional Freudian reading of either King Kong ’76 or ’05 with a possible Lacanian reading. 4. What does it mean to say that “the unconscious is structured like a language”? How is this relevant to film study? 5. What does it mean to say that, from a Lacanian perspective, the idea of “film-as-a-window-on-the-world is barred” to a viewer? (Hint: has to do with the relationship of the conscious to the unconscious.)...
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- Spring '08
- Lacanian, Ego psychology, King Kong, Dr. Clifford Manlove