Carl Jung Interview

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For the past two and a half years I have been living with my best friend, “Bailey”, who is like a sister to me in a lot of ways. This is especially true in regards to the way in which we are able to openly confide in each other about everything and anything, just like some sisters do. In fact, our relationship is so strong Bailey even feels safe enough to trust me with the intimate, detailed stories she brings home with her every weekend after working at Shot Gun Willie’s. If you haven’t guessed by now, my roommate moonlights as a stripper, and has been working as such for the past year. I chose to write about Bailey because of the various ways in which I have witnessed her having to mentally, and physically transform herself in order to cope …show more content…
terms of what her specific social role, and purpose is within society in relation to men, and their use in the world.

·Carl Jung:

PERSONA- has taken over the psyche through becoming too attached to certain aspects of the persona [Kimber’s experiences have altered Bailey’s views] and because of this she now views everything she experiences in the real world to narrowly. Through these aspects and repeated experiences that have come to shape her view of the world while she is acting in her stripper persona.

Pg. 165

ARCHETYPES- Jung’s term for universal themes or symbols that are a residue of ancestral emotional life, they lead to predispositions to behave and to experience reality in certain ways (persona as an
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PSYCHE- the sum total of all aspects of the personality, including all conscious and unconscious components, to the Jung the psyche transcends time and space

Pg. 160

SELF- a psyche that has achieved balance and has developed into a harmonious whole, in addition, self is a term used for the part of the psyche that provides guidance towards wholeness

Pg. 172

BREAK IN CONTINUITY OF SELF- (who we perceive ourselves to be throughout our lives) Change in the way in which she perceives what her roll in the world is/to be, because she now views her societal roll differently due to repetitive experiences (personal and situational) in the club. This in turn creates many different types of complexes (archetypal and male related)

·Klein:

OBJECT- RELATIONS- (?) a persons actual relationships w/ and subjective views of “objects”, mostly ppl, beyond the subjective world of the self, (for Freud objects are considered to be aims/drives of the id) (?) - male relationships inside the club in relation to Bailey’s male encounters/relationships outside of work -

pg. 209

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