Abstract

This article analyzes college students’ legends of apparitions in mirrors in relation This article analyzes college students’ legends of apparitions in mirrors in relation modified Jungian analysis of their legends, it is possible to identify patterns of self-discovery in later adolescence that are underdiscussed in the literature. By telling legends about gender transformations, ghostly lovers, suicide, and violent death, college students undergo a quasi-initiatory experience that facilitates their development of a more complex sense of self.

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