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I was talking to Sheldon ...
I was talking to Sheldon Cashdan, a retired University of Massachusetts psychology professor, last week.
He told me has written another book, "Emma von N.," that is only available online.
Cashdan, who lives in Amherst, also wrote "The Witch Must Die, The Hidden Meaning of Fairy Tales," which is available at local bookstores.
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"When children read fairy tales, they unconsciously project their good parts onto the hero or heroine of the story, and the bad parts onto the opposite, usually the witch," says Sheldon Cashdan, Ph.D., emeritus professor of psychology at UMass-Amherst and author of The Witch Must Die: The Hidden Meaning of Fairy Tales.The struggle between the good and the bad gets played out in fairy tales and every time the witch dies (which usually happens at the end of such tales), the child gains faith in his ability to conquer all the bad parts of himself.
The Witch Must Die: The Hidden Meaning of Fairy Tales, by Sheldon Cashdan
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Book By Sheldon CashdanAbout the Author: Sheldon Cashdan, Ph.D., is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.He is the author of Abnormal Psychology, Interactional Psychotherapy, and Object Relations Therapy. 3810. Cape Cod
(1) Sheldon Cashdan, an ...
(1) Sheldon Cashdan, an emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
He is the author of The Witch Must Die;
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Sheldon Cashdan, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts ; and author, The Witch Must Die (Basic Books).
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, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts ; and author, The Witch Must Die (Basic Books).