The ego wants to incorporate this object into itself, and, in accordance with the oral or cannibalistic phase of libidinal development in which it is, it wants to do so by devouring it.


Le moi voudrait s’incorporer cet objet en le dévorant, conformément à la phase orale ou cannibalistique du développement libidinal.


FREUD S., Deuil et mélancolie (1917), Paris, PBP, 2011, p. 57-58
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