411 outline 5

411 outline 5 - Caitlin Lovey Mark Steensland Comm 411...

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Caitlin Lovey Mark Steensland Comm 411 October 7, 2007 Chapter 5 Outline 1) Freudian Psychoanalysis A) Argues that the creation of civilization has resulted in the repression of basic human instinct B) The most important instinctual drives are sexual C) Each individual who makes a fresh entry into human society repeats this sacrifice of instinctual satisfaction for the benefit of the whole community D) Freud’s discovery of the unconscious 1. Divides the psyche into two parts, conscious and the unconscious 2. Conscious is the part which relates to the external world 3. Unconscious is the site of instinctual drives and repressed wishes 4. Preconscious is what we cannot remember at any given moment, but we know we can recall with some mental effort 5. What is in the unconscious, as a consequence of censorship and resistance, is only ever expressed in distorted form; we cannot as an act of will recall material from the unconscious into the conscious E) Freud’s final model 1.
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course COMM 411 taught by Professor Steensland,markh during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.

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