"Harvey" by Mary Chase Harvey was written by Mary chase in 1944 (at the end of World War II) ? 1945 - Pulitzer ? 1950 - turned into a film ? 2009 - Spielberg wanted to remake it but didn't Jimmy Stewart ? Worked for MGM ? a Brigadier general in US air force ? went to naval academy and to Princton ? won distinguished flying cross Science Impacts - Freud ? Ego - self, rational, unemotional, aware ? Super Ego - conscience, controls, governs, moral ? ID - irrational, emotional, wants ? subconscious goes with ID. - dreams, childhood experiences. (Freud believed that what was going on in your subconscious, would later be revealed through your ID) The play "Harvery": ? Harvey himself is a pooka, where a pooka is a myth, an imaginary friend for possibly support, could have been brought on by alcoholism (there is a joke with alcoholism where you see pink elephants) ? Others can also see Harvey... So we have some options... 1. Harvey is a real creature 2. Harvey is not real 3. Harvey is real on condition 4. Harvey is just a metaphor In the play... ? Veta is a very in control person while also a very social person but isn't very successful in her social life. Elwood on the other hand, is very much the opposite. ? Chumley went from a "man of reason and science" but changes to believe in mythology and Harvey.
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