Exploring the Psychological Depths Behind Catherine

Michelle Kwan
ILLUMINATION Gaming
6 min readApr 27, 2024

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As an avid Persona fan, Atlus’ other franchise, Catherine, has always been on my radar, but I’ve never properly explored it. Now that I’ve spent some time with it, I realise it’s riddled with symbolism and themes that lend themselves to a psychological interpretation.

In this mini-series on Catherine, I will explore the psychological aspects of the main characters and delve…

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Michelle Kwan
ILLUMINATION Gaming

Aspiring Narrative Designer/Game Writer + Avid Storyteller. I mostly write about games, but sometimes I go off-track and write about other things too.