What are the three concepts of psychoanalysis? How do they apply to "The Cask of Amontillado"?
The three parts of psychoanalytic theory are the id, the ego, and the superego. These three parts of the psyche are said to function together to create a living, acting human being.
The id is comprised the primal and necessary urges that exist inside human beings from birth. This includes hunger, thirst, sex drive, and even violence and fear when a person is threatened.
The ego is the part of one's self that deals with reality and allows us to control our urges in ways that are appropriate to society. For instance, a person may feel hunger or sexual desire, but a decent person will not satisfy that urge until they obtain...
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