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Foreign Languages, Cultures, and Literature; German Studies
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This critical introduction to Ruediger Dahlke’s book The Shadow-Principle: The Reconciliation with our Hidden Side attempts to clearly present his self-therapy, bring the most important points in his approach towards this topic, as well as point out some of the perplexities in his theory. The introduction into the therapy is being presented in the first chapter. I concentrate on the means he provides for the reader in order to help him to understand what shadow means, to be able to realize the importance of one’s shadows and the necessity of dealing with it. In the second chapter I discuss Dahlke’s own shadow that he projects on the reader, the possibilities of misinterpretation of his therapy and the ethical question of using Nazi characters as examples.
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Rakova, Renata, "Self-Help Therapy: A Critical Introduction to Ruediger Dahlke's Shadow Therapy" (2012). Senior Projects Spring 2012. 63.
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