A Homeless Concept

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Date: September 2, 2005
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Thus “Heimlich” is a word of ambivalence, just as the “unheimliche” is. For Freud this ambiguity is a constitutive element of the sentiment that portrays the uncanny. As a result the uncanny is the homely and the unhomely at the same moment in time. It is both good and bad at the same time (unhomely and revealed)...
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As a result the uncanny is the homely and the unhomely at the same moment in time. It is both good and bad at the same time (unhomely and revealed). This duality creates a bewildered and then alarmed effect in people. Freud was intrigued by the out of the ordinary semantics of the word...
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