II.  Examples for Practice: (The list can go on and on, but let's start to collect some . . . )

I. Psychobiography

II. theme--
        1.  child psychology and parent-children relationship 

  • literature: "Araby" & "Eveline" by James Joyce; "Should Wizard Hit Mommy?"; "A Rose for Emily", Sons and Lovers
  • films:  "Oedipus Wrecks" by Woody Allan; Peter Pan, The Piano
  • arts -  paintings: Bronzino, "Venus, Cupid, Folly, and Time" (or Allegory), Masaccio "Madonna and Christ"

        2.  dream-- in Wide Sargasso Sea; Spellbound; Rouseau's Dream
        3.  neurosis and psychosis--
Psycho; "Tell-tale Heart" & "The Cask of Amontillado"
by Poe; Blue Velvet
        4.  journey to the unconscious: "Diving into the Wrecks" (A. Rich);
Heart of Darkness;

III. Techniques: sexual symbols--"Sick Rose"; The Rape; The Philosopher's Lamp (Margueritte);