The idea for this article came from a study of the relationship with storytelling and narrativity in adolescence. Starting with an analysis of the narrative forms of a group of adolescents who are having serious problems at school, the author will show the non-normative grammar of these stories seems to stage mimetically a new contemporary grammar of the image proper to the reality show television genre.
Adolescence, 2015, 33, 4, 901-910.
Because of the psychical reorganization implied by puberty, reflectiveness is a major component of adolescence that can also shed light on the issue of subjectivation. In this context, imagining one’s own death paradoxically helps re-establish a form of subjectivizing reflectiveness while restarting the self-appropriating process. This work relies on the investment of an object-double which can shore up the suffering reflectiveness.
Adolescence, 2015, 33, 4, 859-869.