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Psychoanalysis in The Birds

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on 12 March 2014

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Transcript of Psychoanalysis in The Birds

What is Psychoanalysis..?
Psychoanalysis is closely linked with Sigmund Freud. He developed theories about dreams and said that large parts of human thought remain in the subconscious.
The Birds (1963)
The thriller, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, is about chaotic attacks from ordinary birds which seem to happen for no reason. The film itself is difficult to interpret as there is no rational reason for the attacks.
Psychoanalysis and The Birds
The Birds if viewed through Freudian terms, sees the main character Melanie being constantly suppressed.

Hitchcock uses this idea of suppression in his films of the female character as a mode of what Freud was talking about in the Oedipal Complex.
Psychoanalysis in The Birds

By Bef, Liam, Kyra, Don and James the astronaut! :)

The Wolf of Wall Street
Freud was a neurologist. He was born, and grew up, in Austria. He created an entirely new approach to the understanding of the human personality via psychoanalysis. He is considered as one of the most influential, and often regarded as controversial, minds of the 20th century
FREUD contd...
Freud developed the theory that humans have an unconscious in which sexual and aggressive impulses are in perpetual conflict for supremacy with the defences against them. In 1897, he began an intensive analysis of himself. In 1900, his major work 'The Interpretation of Dreams' was published in which Freud analysed dreams in terms of unconscious desires and experiences. After world war one he published a study titled 'The Ego and the Id' which suggested a new structural model of the mind, divided into the 'id, the 'ego' and the 'superego'
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