Psychological Analysis of Erika Kohut in the Movie, “The Piano Teacher”


Add to cart
Essay #: 073209
Total text length is 30,919 characters (approximately 21.3 pages).

Excerpts from the Paper

The beginning:
Psychological Analysis of Erika Kohut in the Movie, "The Piano Teacher"
The 2001 movie The Piano Teacher caused considerable controversy for its themes and depictions of sadomasochism. But while critics have been vocal in expressing their objections to the content of this movie, it is actually a brilliant work that provides a deeply penetrating look into the mind of a sadomasochist. Accordingly, the following report provides a detailed psychological analysis of the main character, Erika Kohut.
Study Preview
The current study is organized in four sections. Section I provides a plot summary and character description of Erika Kohut. Section II presents a psychoanalytical/Freudian assessment of Erika. Section III provides an analysis of Erika...
The end:
.....r Test. (2011). Retrieved
December 6, 2011 from <
Personality Pathways: Exploring Personality Type & Its
Applications. (2011). Retrieved December 12, 2011 from <
Rasche, H. (2007). Processes of transposition: German literature
and film. Rodopi.
Ronningstam, E. (2005). Identifying and understanding the
narcissistic personality. Oxford University Press.
Sharpsteen, D.J. (2005). CLEP Introductory Psychology (REA) –
The Best Test Prep for the CLEP. Research & Education Assoc.
Weiner, I.B. & Craighead, W.E. (2010). The Corsini Encyclopedia
of Psychology, Volume 2. John Wiley and Sons.