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- n. Plural form of Freudianism.
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If these are confessions, I'm not sure that the speaker knew that they were making them, but they are an interesting part of these tangled plots marinated in a heavy sauce of Freudianisms:
Stoppard is having supremely literate fun, bouncing anachronisms and faux Freudianisms around the teeming, charmingly cruddy streets of 16th-century London.
Well, liking Mr. Heavey certainly shouldn't make you feel obligated to perform an introspective self-audit as to whether any Freudianisms apply to you being obsessed with firearms and unable to openly state that you like another man.
Max von Sydow spouts Freudianisms in insinuating Germanic tones that remind Teddy - and of course not only Teddy - of Nazis, an association that helps to induce gratuitous flashbacks of corpses stacked outside death-camp barracks.
Here, he cannot avoid heavyhanded Freudianisms like cracks in the sidewalk, and the film’s final shot falls into a similar trap.