Psychology for Screenwriters: Building Conflict in Your Script

Psychology for Screenwriters: Building Conflict in Your Script

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by William Indick
     
 

Screenwriters must understand human behavior to make their stories come alive. This book clearly describes theories of personality and psychoanalysis with simple guidelines, thought provoking exercises, vivid film images and hundreds of examples from classic movies.See more details below

Overview

Screenwriters must understand human behavior to make their stories come alive. This book clearly describes theories of personality and psychoanalysis with simple guidelines, thought provoking exercises, vivid film images and hundreds of examples from classic movies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780941188876
Publisher:
Wiese, Michael Productions
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,094,956
Product dimensions:
5.99(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Sigmund Freud1
Ch. 1The Oedipal complex3
Ch. 2Neurotic conflict15
Ch. 3The psychosexual stages29
Ch. 4The ego defense mechanisms47
Ch. 5Dreamwork67
Pt. 2Erik Erikson77
Ch. 6Normative conflict79
Ch. 7Identity crisis and beyond91
Pt. 3Carl Jung111
Ch. 8Archetypes of character113
Ch. 9Archetypes of plot133
Pt. 4Joseph Campbell143
Ch. 10The hero with a thousand faces145
Ch. 11The heroine's journey165
Pt. 5Alfred Adler175
Ch. 12The inferiority complex177
Ch. 13Sibling rivalry189
Ch. 14Life styles197
Pt. 6Rollo May207
Ch. 15Existential conflict209
Ch. 16Archetypes for the age of narcissism219

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