Shipwreck Islands – Chaos and the Shadow

Reflect on the elements of chaos and the shadow in the environment and characters of The Tempest. – HMC 230 The Tempest, a play by Shakespeare can be interpreted as one man’s journey toward individuation. It’s a magical play where the family related main characters interact with the environment in a dream like island setting. After…

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Possessed? Quotes from Marie-Louise von Franz on Shadow and Evil in Fairy Tales

Discuss the association between the shadow, evil, and creative inspiration. – HMC 140 According to Marie-Louis von Franz, Jung said that everything in the unconscious is the shadow (Franz, 1995). Shadow is a mythical term for the unconscious. Our creative impulse or inspiration comes from the unconscious or shadow. The unconscious holds both good and…

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