The Psychology of "Tom Thumb"
A psychological analysis of the fairy tale, "Tom Thumb," written by the Grimm brothers.
# 59240 | 913 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2004 |
Published on Jun 09, 2005 in English (Analysis) , Psychology (General) , Literature (Children) , Literature (European (other)) , Psychology (Child and Adolescent)
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This paper discusses the Grimm brother's fairy tale, "Tom Thumb," and analyzes it according to the work of the famous psychoanalyst, Bruno Bettelheim. The paper presents a brief overview of Bettelheim's study of childhood fairy tales, explaining that they serve a profound purpose for children, helping them make sense of a world that does not always make sense to a child.
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