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Lolita

Lolita

by Vladimir Nabokov

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Mid-twentieth century ideas concerning child-parent relationship have been considerably tainted by the scholastic rigmarole and standardized symbols of the psychoanalytic racket. (2.32.6)

Humbert is really down on psychoanalysis, but he also really likes invoking Freud's ideas. What's with his deep dislike of these ideas?

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