wish-fulfillment love



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  • One fan site blames the marketing, which they think should have made clearer it was a “violent vulgar r-rated geek-fantasy wish-fulfillment story”.

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  • I have this confidence in your work precisely because it seems like it is work and art for you, and there is true content rather than wish-fulfillment fantasy.

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  • But with narratives designed to enact reader/writer wish-fulfillment and paranoid neuroses, the role of monstra and numina is pretty self-evident; it's of more interest when these quirks are part of the narrative dynamics.

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  • That rating is a shame, since I think younger boys, 12 or so, would get more out of this wish-fulfillment action comedy.

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  • Such readings rather strike me as having an air of wish-fulfillment.

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  • Such readings rather strike me as having an air of wish-fulfillment.


  • An insane true story about an unemployed Army veteran and crystal-meth addict named Shawn Nelson who stole a tank from a San Diego military base in 1995 and went on a rampage, "Cul-De-Sac" sounds—in abstract, at least—like an appealing piece of wish-fulfillment fantasy.

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  • That this sequence is no longer regarded as a bullet train to what Ms. Friedan called "the problem that has no name," but rather as the substance of dreamy, wish-fulfillment television, tells us just how far behind we've left the old battles and barricades.

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  • In commercial strange fiction exploiting/manifesting wish-fulfillment and paranoid neuroses that seems fairly common.

    Modality and Hamlet

  • Maybe there is a bit of wish-fulfillment in both situations.



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