When reality is upside down

Psychological Perspectives

 

October 24, 2019

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Ken Silvestro, PhD. 677-7282 • seeleylakeinst@hotmail.com

I'm sure you remember Alice in Wonderland. Alice goes down the rabbit-hole to discover an entirely different world than her familiar world. A world that is topsy-turvy compared to hers. Animals talk, strange characters engage in strange behaviors and a tea party displays the illogical logic of wonderland. Alice is being treated to experiences of the unknown.

The author, Dodgson who is actually Lewis Carroll, provides us with a fantasy, a fantasy which emerged from his unconscious (hidden psychology). From this fantasy, we can see how human nature is influenced by the unconscious or the hid...



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