113th Annual Conference - Portland, Oregon
Friday, November 6 - Sunday, November 8, 2015

The Drive to Uncanny Satisfaction is Only A Childhood Memory

Cristina Rivera, San Diego State Univeristy

The Sandman is an old folktale passed down over generations, and by closely using a psychoanalytic approach to E.T.A Hoffmann’s version of The Sandman, the act of storytelling can be seen as concealing and repressing the truth for a child—creating a fear of the unknown that follows children into their adult lives.