Trans-Cultural Anima, Animus, Shadow and Self : Carl Jung as Structuralist-Poststructuralist Continuum
Nipun Chaudhary

Nipun Chaudhary, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Lovely Professional University, (Punjab), India.
Manuscript received on 04 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 16 May 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 May 2019 | PP: 494-498 | Volume-7 Issue-6S5 April 2019 | Retrieval Number: F10860476S519/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: Concepts are language at its most divorced from what Jung regarded as the innate creativity of the unconscious at the heart of being. So, conceptual language is, on the one hand, necessary because rationality is a necessary part of subjectivity and an important cultural activity. On the other hand, Jung’s concepts are to be regarded as provisional constructs. They do not provide fixed rules about the way the psyche behaves. For, there is an important sense in which Jung should be regarded as both a structuralism and a poststructuralist. Perhaps more accurately we see that he has been read both ways by literary criticism, so producing these critical alternatives. Hybridization, like authenticity, is incomprehensibly without a notion of cultural purity. Whether it is authenticity or Creolization, both attribute the significance of cultural elements to national derivation: where a thing has an existence from its actual meaning. So consider Jung, with his psyche polarized between centralizing archetypal dynamism and centrifugal manifestations of archetypal images as they are contingent upon cultural difference. Could it be that Jung provides something similar to the psyche posited by such theories of discourse? By a re-evaluation of a thinker devoted to healing modernity, Jungian literary theory offers the creative imagination as the source of new critical approaches, a new treatment of texts. Tradition has an ontological existence, not in the past but in the present, where it affects people’s images and their behavior towards their own self. It shows the relation between the concepts and categories in a subject area or domain. While analyzing Hybridization an important research gap of lack of visibly precise and homogenized variables and a necessity of instructive analysis which is based on an appropriate hypothesis with huge amount of cumulative sets of data can be acknowledged. Another important factor which is analyzed through this article is the importance of new media practices especially in the light of changes in Arabic and African countries where institutional and social changes are taking place.
Keywords: Carl Jung, Archetypes, Ontology, Hybridization, Creolization.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences