Self-Understanding within the Family Unit
The contribution of Student 27 is one of the most original. She envisaged the task of self-evaluation as an opportunity to relate her Rorschach-self to the Rorschach profiles of her parents and sibling. She was keenly aware of the fact that Rorschach patterns must be seen as ways of relating to the environment, and she found one important aspect of her own environment to be the psychological makeup of her parents.
The actual Rorschach responses of the family have not been included, but ample evidence for the reader with Rorschach knowledge is provided by the four psychograms (Figures 12–1,12–2,12–3,12–4) and the accompanying basic ratios. We also have here evidence from three other tests, namely the ...