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The Sailor who Fell From Grace From the Sea written by Yukio Mishiama portrays the Oedipus complex through the main character and shows all the steps along the way Noboro the main character is a young boy who deals with growing up without a father and then having to adjust to a father figure who comes into his life The Oedipus complex is a universal law that Sigmund Freud proposed His experience in being a physiologist medical doctor and psychologist made him well known and considered the father of psychoanalysis He was born in 1856 and died in 1939 and is said to be one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century On retrieving old memories from his childhood he proposed the Oedipus complex The Oedipus complex that Sigmund Freud believed in was about the early stages of ones life For males between the ages of two and three every boy becomes his mothers lover in his dreams He continues by saying that the boys sexual interests are soon met with the risk of castration After the threat the boy becomes move involved with the father and trains to be an aggressive dominant male For females the Oedipus complex is much different At a young age she gives up the mother and turns to the father so she can become daddys little girl and sometimes becoming a little to attached Hopefully in time the girl will grow up and get out of that stage in her life finding a dominant male for her own For Noboro his complex follows that of a male and is created through many twists and turns Growing up without a father Noboros dreams of being his mothers lover become very influential A large chest of drawers was built into the wall adjoining his mothers bedroom He pulled out all the drawers and as he was dumping their contents onto the floor he noticed a trickle of light spilling
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