How Could SheThink Otherwise?
Posted by Cassia on February 23, 1998 at 16:04:46:
In response to Not much self-knowledge, written by Margie on February 19, 1998 at 22:39:18
] I don't mean that Charlotte is constantly malicious or is even always fully aware of what motivates her behavior; however, I do want to suggest that Charlotte's behavior should not be taken at face-value, the way she would have others see it.
] This is similar to the way I view her. I think her self-image is that she is a very unselfish and giving person. I think she is unaware of the disconnect between her behavior and her self-image.
I think Charlotte developed her manner as protective covering; she, like everyone else, has a need to be noticed and her 'bumbling' makes this possible. For many people attention, no matter what kind, is always a good thing.
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