n. According to Carl Jung's early work, this refers to a person's innermost, largely unconscious being. In contrast the persona, is conscious and externally directed. 2. Later in Jung's life, used to reflect the universal archetype of the feminine manifestation within the male psyche.

ANIMA: "According to Jung, Anima reflects an unconscious, innermost being that may represent the feminine aspect of the male psyche. "
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