An Analysis of Salieri in Amadeus from Freudian Personality Theory: Id, Ego, Superego
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Salieri is antagonist in shaffer’s amadeus, who is accused himself of poisoning mozart. In this paper, this character will be analyzed from freudian theory: id, ego, superego. Based on freudian theory about the structure of the mind (id, ego, superego), the paper analyzes salieri in order to show the reasonable arrangement of salieri’s destiny written by shaffer. Only when the rivalry of id, ego and superego comes to a balance, can the three develop into an integrated personality.
Amadeus, Salieri, Freudian Personality Theory