Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory Of Identity

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According to Freud the id is unconscious by definition:
It is the dark, inaccessible part of our personality, what little we know of it we have learned from our study of the dream and of course the construction of neurotic symptoms, and most of that is of a negative character and can be described only as a contrast to the ego. We approach the id with analogies: we call it a chaos, a cauldron full of seething excitations. ...It is filled with energy reaching it from the instincts, but it has no organization, produces no collective will, but only a striving to bring about the satisfaction of the instinctual needs subject to the observance of the pleasure principle.(1) In Psychoanalytic theory, Freud divides the personality into three parts , …show more content…

Miranda knew that Dev was married still she preferred sleeping with a married man , as she too was fulfilling her sexual desires with Dev, despite of knowing the fact that the Dev was already married, she continued having a relationships with him and enjoyed his company.

In another short story, “Interpreter of Maladies’, the character, Mrs. Das was also dominated by ID, and out of id element in her personality, she goes on fulfilling her desire and as a result she bear a child out of her infidelity with her husband .

“Don’t you see? For eight years I haven’t been able to express this to anybody, not to friends, certainly not to Raj. He doesn’t even suspect it. He thinks I’m still in love with him. Well, don’t you have anything to say?”
“About what?”
“About what I’ve just told you. About my secret, and about how terrible it makes me feel.
I feel terrible looking at my children, and at Raj, always terrible. I have terrible urges, Mr.
Kapasi, to throw things away. One day I had the urge to throw everything I own out the window, the television, the children, everything. Don’t you think it’s

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