Ekphrasis and Psyche: Symbols Spoken From The Deep

Thomas Christian, Ron Kimbell

Abstract


We proffer, through this short exposition, that ekphrasis offers distinctive and noteworthy access to the royal road of the creative functions of the unconscious, to the mechanisms of unconscious psychic poesis. Ekphrasis, in other words, is the securest foundation of comprehending the wonderfully creative, and innately symbolical, capability of human psychology.

Keywords


psychoanalysis, Aristotle, myth, dreams

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1234/fa.v0i73.215



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