cathexis


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cathexis

[kə′thek·səs]
(psychology)
In psychoanalytic theory, the investing of libidinal energy in an activity, object, or person.
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Of note, the leaders libidinal cathexis in the group ideology becomes equally, if not to a greater degree, as entrenched as their followers (Freud, 1921, cf.
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The phrase 'delighted her to come on the sight of him suddenly' is clearly designed to chime with the primal scene, where she comes on the sight of him suddenly to find he has another lover, of another gender, and her paternal cathexis surges forth in the more openly if negatively sexual form of jealousy.
This process of inscription and cathexis can be considered what Grosz would term an "involuntary" marking owing to the lack of intent on the part of the character.
Thus, from the monotonous and neurotic character of the machine age, the dysfunctional relationship between sovereignty and "bare life," and the traumatic experience of the war, individuals transferred their repressed surpluses of mental and emotional energy to politics, demanding a new political aesthetic characterized by a vitalistic Weltanschauung, by an incessant and permanent mobilization and, above all, by an emotional cathexis between the Volk and its latent energy (Will).