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A study of Psychoanalytic approach

to Othello and Shilappadikaram.

the unconscious finds ways and means to express itself and this is what literary texts and
language allows’
Psychoanalytic criticism uncovers the ‘subject’ of the author as revealed through
the images, the language, and the codes of the work.
• The moral that comes out is that it is one's actions, and not birth,
which are important.