moon knight covers some serious issues in its six episodes, but a psychology professor has explained that the series is one big Sigmund Freud nightmare.
While his dominant themes are trauma, loss and self-discovery, moon knight also contains its fair share of tropes from different genres and ideas. One of the more cerebral underlying themes was addressed on Reddit, with one user comparing it to typical Freudian stories.
It’s appropriately a fairly literary theory by Educational-Corgi-11, which explained the philosophical side of Freud and her relationship to Moon Knight and his alter egos. It fits perfectly with what is shown in the Disney Plus series and reflects the philosophical nature of the source material.
Essentially, moon knight based on Freud’s less crazy notions of morality and personality. It’s not quite on the same wavelength as, say, a giant green monster beating aliens. Shockingly, the fan theory doesn’t address Marc’s tumultuous relationship with his mother, which would normally welcome Freudian analysis.
moon knight was praised for his portrayal of dissociative identity disorder (DID), which has otherwise been sidelined in film and television with cartoonish comparisons. An example is Splitsa series depicting a DID patient as a monstrous werewolf.
The debut of the Lunar Lunatic has still left mysteries and hints of a possible second season behind, and there’s still a lot of debate as to who Khonshu really is and if he’s more embedded in Marc Spector than we realise.
moon knight is currently available to stream in full on Disney Plus.
https://wegotthiscovered.com/news/moon-knight-is-just-a-freudian-nightmare-according-to-psychologist/ According to the psychologist, “Moon Knight” is just a Freudian nightmare