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Anger and Hatred

Exploring the Shadow: Splitting and Integration in “Fight Club” (Part IV)

[Part 4 of a 4-part series]
In Part I, we looked at unlived life in "The Man on the Train," in Part II, at instincts in "Wolf," in Part III, at the Hero and Villain archetypes in "Collateral." Now in Part IV, we'll examine the movie, “Fight Club,” we examine splitting and integration.

Although too violent for some tastes, this film is a great example of...
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Anger and Hatred

Exploring the Shadow: Hero and Villain in “Collateral” (Part III)

[Part 3 of a 4-part series]
In Part I and Part II, we looked at shadow aspects in our unlived life and repressed instincts, respectively. In this post, we’re going to look at the archetypes of Hero and Villain in the film “Collateral.” (Archetypes are iconic examples of typical and recognizable patterns in human behavior).

Through these archetypes of Hero and Villain, we...
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