… We should not be surprised to find distinctly ‘Freudian’
concepts under the surface of this set-up.
Freud’s ‘Oedipal Complex’, after all, was derived from
a Greek Tragic Play current in the Fifth Century BC.
George is ‘Ich’, the ‘I’, or Ego.
His parents are ‘Uber Ich’, the ‘Over I’, or Super Ego.
The dragon is ‘Das Es’, the ‘It’, or Id.
The ‘Witch-of-the Wood’ is the Subconscious Mind
where the Id is forced to reside.
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