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International Journal Of Language, Literature And Culture(IJLLC)

Psychoanalysis of the Protagonist in “Perks Of Being A Wallflower” by Stephen Chbosky and “Girl, Interrupted” by Susanna Kaysen

Janhvi Singh


International Journal of Language, Literature and Culture (IJLLC), Vol-3,Issue-3, May - June 2023, Pages 8-16, 10.22161/ijllc.3.3.2

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Article Info: Received: 03 Apr 2023, Received in revised form: 15 May 2023, Accepted: 01 Jun 2023, Available online: 13 Jun 2023

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Psychoanalysis is a powerful tool that helps authors explore the psychological depths of their characters. In this paper, I will argue that psychoanalysis of the protagonists in these novels is essential to understanding their behaviour, thoughts, and actions through the theory given by Sigmund Freud. In particular, in the case of The Perks of Being a Wallflower, the psychoanalytic hypothesis encourages the pursuer to comprehend the entirety of his unusual practices and considerations. In addition, it is utilised to uncover recollections to uncover past occasions that cause present-day mental disturbances.

charlie, freud, mental, protagonist, psychoanalysis

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