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For Leslie Ellis who runs the best Creative Writing class in the World.

For some time now I’ve been thinking about the Cinderella story, triggered by a comment once again by my Creative Writing tutor who makes numerous fascinating comments about all manner of things. 482 more words

The Inner World

Oedipus Complex and Electra Complex

When I talked about repression mechanism in my last post, I mentioned that Oedipus Complex is the most infamous example. The reason is that most people don’t admit they have that kind of desire described in the theory. 106 more words

Mind & Body

The Christian's Electra Complex

Genesis 19 sees the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. The angels who visited Abraham warn Lot about the destruction. Lot flees with his wife and two daughters. 524 more words


Not-So-Fair Finale For This Fair Lady: The Electra Complex of Eliza Doolittle

In “I Could Have Danced All Night,” the beautiful ingenue Eliza Doolittle was under a dreamy princess-like hypnosis as she glided around Professor Higgins’ house. Eliza, the gutter snake that crawled out of the sewers and gutters of London with her thick cockney accent was now transforming into a beautiful “Duchess.” 1,191 more words