Originally Posted by Synthese
Fascinating. Let me show you to me couch.
First and foremost - the store. Lolita Lolita - and enclosed space; yonic, a source of comfort. The jacket - MA-1, a longing for the phallus, a source of bestowed masculinity and a form of protection against the world on the outside of the warmth of the store. The lesbian life coach is a reflection of your own conflicted sexualilty, the feminine aspect of your being expressing love and understanding of your masculine desires. The desire to great work for the world; the expressions of the ego, the desire to be recognized; in effect, what we locate here is the Oedipal desire of all adolescent males. B!CD represents me.
Yes, precisely! And the store name: Lolita Lolita, borrowing the name of Nabokov's Lolita, whose protagonist is similarly name-squared: Humbert Humbert. Given who's literary inclinations, the store name is no coincidence. Humbert is an obsessive older man (masculine desires) infatuated with a young girl (feminine aspect), but the age difference, if we assume who identifies more with Humbert than Lo, reverses the Oedipal arrangement. But in the novel, the adult of the pair is not only caregiver but also despoiler. This detail demonstrates unequivocally who's conflicted sexuality, which wants to preserve even as it destroys, his superego and id at battle in the ego. And the object of this struggle: the MA-1, representing masculinity, yes, but also protective, warm, cocoon-like, as the womb, a sort of man-womb if you will, into which who wishes to take shelter...