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2015-01-04 03:56 pm
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Trauma Psychology and PMMM: Rebellion

This post is image heavy and will, obviously, contain spoilers for both the Puella Magi Madoka Magica anime series and Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Rebellion, the movie. I would strongly suggest you not read this post unless you have seen both.

This is a selective reading - I do omit many events that I think are irrelevant - but that is a flaw in essentially all analyses of this type. Media analysis is not an exact science. And Rebellion, being a story with symbolism this complex, ensures that I will inevitably leave something out. I apologize in advance for any omissions, or any issues with the method (as opposed to the substance). All screenshots used are claimed under the Fair Use exemption for educational uses. (Also, sorry about the logos in the screenshots.)

Also, content warnings for basically everything having to do with PTSD, including depression and suicide.
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