cathect

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inject with libidinal energy

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In this regard one could reflect more deeply and say that 'the double twist' phenomenon, of which the CF is but a superficial and restricted formulation (circumscribed by the narrative mode of mythopoeia), echoes the dynamics of the human unconscious psyche as the human neonate crosses the threshold of birth, cathects the sensuous world and makes it his/her own milieu.
A particular attentional mobility that readily cathects representations that are more difficult to access in the awake state;
This is to say that anachronism, the language that cathects it, and the feelings that attend it, are a central concern of Hyperion both formally and conceptually.