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The Ego and the Id (1923)
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We obtain our concept of the unconscious, therefore, from the theory of repression … We see, however that we have two kinds of unconscious — that which is latent but capable of becoming conscious, and that which is repressed and not capable of becoming conscious in the ordinary way.
It is easy to see that the ego is that part of the id which has been modified by the direct influence of the external world.
The sexual wishes in regard to the mother become more intense and the father is perceived as an obstacle to the; this gives rise to the Oedipus complex.
The ego represents what we call reason and sanity, in contrast to the id which contains the passions.
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