The Hidden Recesses Of The Mind

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He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore. And thus the task of making conscious the most hidden recesses of the mind is one which it is quite possible to accomplish. - Sigmund Freud, Dora:An Analysis of a Case of Hysteria All human writing contains hidden pieces of the unconscious mind buried within layers of symbols and psychological defenses. When one writes something, all previous experiences, feelings, and thoughts are brought together to form whatever the person wishes to convey. Hidden emotions and feelings that are being suppressed by psychological defences are often expressed unconsciously revealing the speaker 's hidden secrets. Logan LeBlanc’s squibs contain multiple different psychological defences, but Intellectualization and escapism appear the most often; they are usually used together in his writing. Almost every time a very personal topic comes up in one of LeBlanc’s logical trains of thought, the conversation suddenly changes to either something that he deems happy or acceptable, or he starts stating facts about one topic or another. One example is when he says “This would mean that even though most people are strangers, they are still family in a way” after talking about the relationship between family and strangers in squib number one. After saying this, he immediately escapes his thoughts and changes
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