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Unformatted text preview: In October 1857, about a year and a half after Freud entered the world, Amalie gave birth to a second son, Julius. Freud's memories of being extremely jealous of Julius probably contributed to his theories about sibling rivalry. Julius died less than a year later, on April 15, 1958, and Freud himself suggested that this unexpected and tragic fulfillment of his wishfor the disappearance of the little brother who was monopolizing his mother's attentionwas the source of some lingering guilt that pursued him throughout his life. In December of the same year another child was born: Anna, the Freuds' first daughter. Four more children, all of whom lived well into adulthood, were to follow. Jakob and Amalie Freud had both been raised as Orthodox Jews, but they gave their children a relatively nonreligious upbringing. Freud was to become firmly atheistic later children a relatively nonreligious upbringing....
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course HIST 2320 taught by Professor Siegenthaler during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.
- Fall '07