Tag: Mourning Becomes Electra OEDIPUS COMPLEX

Mourning Becomes Electra Freudianism or Psychological

Freudianism in Mourning Becomes Electra psychology assumes in the play of only the role of the gods in Greek drama in the words of wonder if they have no Gods are heroes to portray they have the conscious the mother of all gods and and heroes the shows his close relation to modern psychology his interest was in human nature and his Dramas have tried to sound the steps of human patients it is only these conception of tragedy that draws him towards a profound exploration of the Mourning Becomes Electra.It is in mourning becomes Electra that O’Neill has worked about his theories based on Freud ideas the play is a version of the Orestes story which is relevant to the 20 century as “The Orestes was to Athens .O’Neill has adopted the story and has given sexual motivation to every Twist of the plot the incestuous attractions with in the family are explicitly stated. Lavinia’s fondness for her father and jealousy for her mother, Orin’s inner self passion attachment to his mother and the insane jealousy which makes him kill her lover are illustrations of the Oedipus complex and the Electric Complex. In this way O’Neill makes the characters themselves express it. Christine tells her daughters Lavinia