A Study of the Protagonist in Ne Zha: I Am The Destiny from the Perspective of Karen Horney’s Psychoanalysis

Tianyuan XU

Abstract


Ne Zha: I Am The Destiny is an animated movie with excellent public reputation in china and international market. Setting in traditional Chinese mythology, the leading character, Ne Zha, undergoes a life full of twists and turns. The author analyzes the movie under the guide of the representative of new Freudian, Karen Horney. In the light of Karen Horney’s theory, Ne Zha bears the tendency of neurotic personality from the phenomenon of moving toward people, moving against people and moving away from people. However Ne Zha ultimately achieve self-actualization and transcendence through the appeal of mastery, the appeal of love as well as the appeal of freedom. The movie exerts far-reaching and profound significance to the people in the present world.

 


Keywords


Ne Zha: I Am The Destiny; Karen Horney; Freud; New Freudian

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/12467

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