Psycho-Babble Psychology | about psychological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Re: Cordelia obsidian

Posted by vwoolf on August 15, 2010, at 16:54:45

In reply to Re: another... sigismund, posted by obsidian on August 15, 2010, at 10:36:55

Interesting thread. I think literary analysis is a very helpful way of looking at psychology.

I acted as Cordelia in a student drama production when I was about fourteen, and over the years have often found her voice coming back to me, pure, logical, honest, brave, intransigent - a female version of the mythical hero.

Thank you for the references to Freud's paper on Lear - it has been very useful to go back to it. I had forgotten that he saw her as a symbol of death. Funny also that until this minute I had never been aware that there were incestuous undertones in her relationship with her father. I have felt so close to her, and yet have been very blind.

Lots of food for thought here.




Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post

Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.


Start a new thread

Google www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Psychology | Framed

poster:vwoolf thread:958485