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Freud (1909)



Aims

In specific terms this study investigates the causes of a phobia of horses in a five-year-old
boy.
More generally it is a detailed account of the development of one child and allowed Freud to
test his theory of infantile sexuality, the Oedipus complex and the use of…

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Fantasy about giraffes Evidence for Oedipus complex (fantasy of taking mother away
from father)
Fantasy about being his own Evidence for Oedipus complex (desire to replace father in
father mother's affection) and start of resolution of Oedipus complex
Fantasy about plumber giving Wanting to be like his father (evidence for…

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