A Freudian Psychoanalysis of Mama Mia

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“The iceberg metaphor is often used to explain the psyche’s parts in relation to one another.” Image and description from Wikipedia. I claim no ownership.
“The ego is not sharply separated from the id; its lower portion merges into it…. But the repressed merges into the id as well, and is merely a part of it. The repressed is only cut off sharply from the ego by the resistances of repression; it can communicate with the ego through the id.” (Sigmund Freud, 1923)
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“The movie was filmed in the Greek island of Skopelos.” Image and description from Wikipedia. I claim no ownership.
ABBA appeared together with the film’s cast in 2008. (Left to right: Benny Andersson, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Agnetha Fältskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Christine Baranski, Colin Firth, Catherine Johnson, Phyllida Lloyd, Judy Craymer, Björn Ulvaeus and Dominic Cooper)” Image and description from Wikipedia. I claim no ownership.

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Charles Lincon

Charles Lincon

Renaissance literature, Shakespeare, Hegelian dialectics, Attic Greek, masters University of Amsterdam.