NATIONAL CINEMA AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA A PSYCHOANALYTIC STUDY OF SELECTED NIGERIAN VIDEO FILMS.

NATIONAL CINEMA AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA A PSYCHOANALYTIC STUDY OF SELECTED NIGERIAN VIDEO FILMS.

ABSTRACT

………………. On the other hand, Jacques Lacarn believes that the unconscious greatly affects our conscious behaviour. Unlike Freud, who pictures the unconscious as a chaotic, unstructured, bubbling cauldron of dark passions, hidden desires, and suppressed wishes, Lacan asserts that the unconscious is structured, much like the structure of language. To Lacan, all individuals are fragmented: No one is whole. The ideal concept of a wholly unified and psychologically complete individual is just that, an abstraction that is simply not attainable. Like Freud, Lacan devises a three-part model or orders of the human psyche : the Imaginary, the Symbolic, and the Real. John Storey, in his book, An Introduction to Cultural Theory & Popular Culture, 2nd Edition, observes:………………………