" might say that subjectivity is aligned with the symbolic, personality with the imaginary, and singularity with the real. The “subject” comes into existence through symbolic law and prohibition. “Personality” can never entirely transcend the narcissistic fantasies of wholeness, integration, and extraordinariness that buttress the subject’s imaginary relationship to the world. “Singularity,” in turn, relates to the rebellious energies of the real that elude both symbolic and imaginary closure..."
(The Singularity of Being, Mari Ruti)