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Total Acceptance In Shrek

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According to Rogers, an attitude of total acceptance and is one of the conditions necessary to a growth promoting climate. An example of this in the movie is the way Fairy godmother treated Prince Charming. No matter what he did she always accepted him and helped him. She wants him to be with Fiona and would do anything to make sure he got there.
Sublimation is a defense mechanism where socially unacceptable impulse or idealizations are unconsciously transformed into socially acceptable actions. Fairy godmother was upset towards Shrek and tried to hurt him. She could of tried to kill him but instead she tried to transform him. Yet it backfired in the end when Fiona’s dad transformed back to a toad. It was more acceptable for her to change him
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