IJLLL 2020 Vol.6(1): 51-55 ISSN: 2382-6282
DOI: 10.18178/IJLLL.2020.6.1.249

Interpretation of the Heroine in Letter from an Unknown Woman with Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theories

Siyu Wang
Abstract—The Austrian novelist Zweig’s Letter from an Unknown Woman is a well-known novella and one of his masterpieces. The heroine loved the man for lifetime and tried again and again and gave multiple hints to let him recognize her, but he didn’t. This paper will analyze the heroine in Letter from an Unknown Woman and discuss the deep reason hiding behind her amazing affection to the novelist from the perspective of Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theories.

Index Terms—Freud’s psychoanalytic theories, Letter from an Unknown Woman, zweig.

Siyu Wang is with Northwestern Polytechnical University, China (e-mail: siyuwang@mail.nwpu.edu.cn).

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Cite:Siyu Wang, "Interpretation of the Heroine in Letter from an Unknown Woman with Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theories," International Journal of Languages, Literature and Linguistics vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 51-55, 2020.

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