The Double – Function and Image. Psychoanalytical Perspectives of the Act of Splitting in the Short Story William Wilson by Edgar Allan Poe Cover Image
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Двойникът – функция и образ. Психоаналитични перспективи на акта на раздвояване в разказа „Уилям Уилсън” от Едгар Алън По
The Double – Function and Image. Psychoanalytical Perspectives of the Act of Splitting in the Short Story William Wilson by Edgar Allan Poe

Author(s): Desislava Uzunova
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Studies of Literature, Other Language Literature
Published by: ЮГОЗАПАДЕН УНИВЕРСИТЕТ »НЕОФИТ РИЛСКИ«
Keywords: Doppelganger; splitting of the ego; introjection; projection; William Wilson
Summary/Abstract: The purpose of this study is to develop psychoanalytic mechanism of the act of separation of the individual and formation of the Doppelganger. The study uses Freud’s concept of splitting of the ego as it is related to the concepts of introjection and projection. Тhe analysis of the story of Edgar Allan Poe „William Wilson” presents a theoretical model of the function and image of the Doppelganger.

  • Page Range: 116-122
  • Page Count: 7
  • Publication Year: 2015
  • Language: Bulgarian