Paper Analysis. Write an analysis to understand a person or phenomena. Your task is to show you understand psychodynamic concepts and can apply them. Your application may take the form of problem solving. Analysis of a historical figure, Abraham Lincoln. How would psychodynamic theory explain the life and behavior of Lincoln? This must be a formal, objective analysis. Therefore, you are encouraged to select a person you do not have an emotional reaction toward. This paper should focus on Lincoln’s bouts with depression and chronic grief. The death of many close family members before the age of 20. The death of several of his children under the age of 19. How might this have shaped his life. Explore how his wife’s struggle with mental illness might have affected him. View Lincoln’s struggles with mental illness through a psychodynamic lens. Link aspects of his life to psychodynamic concepts.