Recurring themes rooted in history

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03:18 Recurring themes rooted in history Male as normative : model in which the male is seen as the norm for all humans, and the female is seen as a deviation from the norm Adam and Eve: Adam created first, Eve later on out of his rib Ex: in our Language: Man used to refer to people in general; he when unknown Androcentrism : male centeredness; the belief that the male is the norm Feminine evil: the belief that women are the source of evil or immorality in the world, like in Adam and Eve story, Pandora, witchcraft, sexuality to ensnare helpless men Historical and Theoretical Perspectives: Psychoanalytic Theory : (Freud) part of human psyche is unconscious Idea that human personality is a result of development Psychosexual stages : Oral, Anal, Phallic, Latency, Genital Phallic Stage : [3-6yrs.] pleasure zone is genitals and sexual feelings arise towards parent Oedipal Complex : boys sexual attraction to and intense love for mother, and desire to do away with his father Electra Complex
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