displacement

-razmještaj; premještaj; u psihologiji – obrambeni mehanizam u kojem dolazi do nesvjesnog pomaka emocija, raspoloženja ili želja od originalnih objekata do prihvatljivijih ili neposrednijih nadomjestaka.

From the beginning, his work was intertwined with the canonical literature of his time. He drew upon Sophocles, Goethe’s Faust and Shakespeare – especially Hamlet, King Lear and Macbeth – to explicate his understanding of unconscious motivations and the complex metaphors and displacements of dreams.