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Conscious fantasy[ edit ] A fantasy is a situation imagined by an individual that expresses certain desires or aims on the part of its creator.
Fantasies sometimes involve situations that are highly unlikely; or they may be quite realistic. Fantasies can also be sexual in nature.
Another, more basic meaning of fantasy is something which is not 'real,' as in perceived explicitly by any of the senses, but exists as an imagined situation of object to subject. In everyday life, individuals often find their thoughts pursue a series of fantasies concerning things they wish they could do or wish they had done Therefore, in fantasy, vision is multiplied-- it becomes possible to see from more than one position at the same time, to see oneself and to see oneself seeing oneself, to divide vision and dislocate subjectivity.
For Freud, sexuality is linked from the very beginning to an object of fantasy. The mouth that was the original source of nourishment is now the mouth that takes pleasure in its own sucking. This substitution of the breast for milk and the breast for a phantasmic scene represents a further level of mediation which is increasingly psychic.
The child cannot experience the pleasure of milk without the psychic re-inscription of the scene in the mind.
Fantasie a defence mechanism. He considered that men and women "cannot subsist on the scanty satisfaction which they can extort from reality.
This activity is fantasying In her thought, this kind of 'play activity inside the person is known as "unconscious fantasy". And these phantasies are often very violent and aggressive. They are different from ordinary day-dreams or "fantasies" spelled with an "f" '.
These are thought of as primary and innate, and as the mental representations of instincts Lacan, fantasy, and desire[ edit ] Lacan engaged from early on with 'the phantasies revealed by Melanie Klein Increasingly, however, it was Freud's idea of fantasy as a kind of 'screen-memory, representing something of more importance with which it was in some way connected'  that was for him of greater importance.
Lacan came to believe that 'the phantasy is never anything more than the screen that conceals something quite primary, something determinate in the function of repetition'. Here, we are told, 'We need to go beyond the pleasure principle, the reality principle, and repetition compulsion to Such a perspective 'sees emotions as central to developing fantasies about each other that are not determined by collective "typifications"'.08 Researching and writing the extended essay.
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