TRAUMA AND PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT IN THE SOUND OF THINGS FALLING BY JUAN GABRIEL VASQUEZ: A PSYCHOANALYTICAL STUDY
This research article focuses on the “psychological trauma and personality development” process in the sound of things falling by Juan Gabriel Vasqueez ,which tries to pore over the unsetting emotions, mental agony, divergent thinking and inner psychological disorder of the unconscious mind by the examining the past events of memory and history. It also brings to limelight the concern of needs in human being’s life while following the concepts of psychological trauma and personality development by Abraham Maslow and Alfred Adler. This research applies it to the characters of Antonio Yammara, Maya Fritts, Elena and Ricardo Loved by Juan Gabriel Vasquez novel The Sound of Things Falling.This is descriptive research and data is analyzed theoretically. The theoretical framework of this research is based upon Abraham Maslow’s idea of psychological trauma and the theory of Alfred Adler.The present research work focuses on the question how trauma demolishes the personality of someone in their later live. This research highlights affects of psychological trauma on the personality development. This research unravels those very traditions and norms that force an individual to hide his or her legitimate humanly desires.