The Relationship Between Freud and Dora: Insight into the Workings of a Daughter’s Mind

Sigmund Freud represents an extremely rare breed of literary genius. His ability to delve into the human subconscious and extrapolate meaning from the apparently nonsensical gives his works an exploratory, constantly twisting feel that finds its own place in the history of literature. In particular, ‘Dora: An Analysis of a Case of Hysteria’ epitomizes the … Read moreThe Relationship Between Freud and Dora: Insight into the Workings of a Daughter’s Mind

It Ain’t No Sin: Carter’s Response to Freud’s Views of Sex

Throughout her body of work, Angela Carter continuously twists and transforms conventional ideas. Whether Carter places a feminist spin on traditional stories or challenges conventional thought by raising questions, her writing reveals innovative insights. Her last novel, Wise Children, is no exception. In this novel, Carter creates the character Dora Chance, who attempts to write … Read moreIt Ain’t No Sin: Carter’s Response to Freud’s Views of Sex