Analysis of Tragic Characters in Films from the Perspective of Psychoanalysis: a Case Study of Youth and the Joker
DOI: 10.23977/langl.2022.050106 | Downloads: 51 | Views: 647
Li Anran 1
1 School of Humanities, Tiangong University, Tianjin 300387, China
Corresponding AuthorLi Anran
The two leading characters in Youth and The Joker seem to have opposite life but lead to the tragic end of the same path. From The perspective of Freud's psychoanalytic theory, under the similar symbols, the excessive pursuit of “superego” personality and the difficulty in releasing childhood trauma, together with the collective and social mockery and pressure on their life tragedy, make them embark on a path of self-exile.
KEYWORDSFreud, The triple personality theory, Oedipus plot, The collective
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Li Anran, Analysis of Tragic Characters in Films from the Perspective of Psychoanalysis: a Case Study of Youth and the Joker. Lecture Notes on Language and Literature (2022) Vol. 5: 23-25. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/langl.2022.050106.
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