The Role of Ego in Margayya’s Fall in the Financial Expert -A Psychological Approach

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Title The Role of Ego in Margayya’s Fall in the Financial Expert -A Psychological Approach
 
Creator Jose, Mr. P.
 
Subject The Financial Expert, R.K.Narayan, Margayya, Ego, Role of Money.
 
Description Ego is one of the most important elements in human personality and although everyone has ego, people manage their ego differently. Some people take it very seriously and act in a way to retaliate, if their ego is hurt while others think and balance their ego before it builds aggression which would bring their own downfall. Since people are driven by their egocentric mindset, any disgrace, disappointment or failure would hurt their ego which would force them to build aggression, reduce rational thinking and lead them to engage in unethical and illegal acts. When Margayya’s ego was hurt by the secretary of the bank when he insulted him and almost ended his finance career, he wanted to accumulate more wealth. He didn’t worry about the ways and means but focused on the destination and he was guided by his ego that led him to mistreat and disrespect people throughout the novel. His obsession with money and prestige forced him to act rudely that ended his career as one of the best financial wizards. When people are led by their ego, it would lead them to their own downfall and destruction as they would be guided by lack of self-control and distrust on others. His obsession with money led him to show off his superiority in order to defeat the cooperative bank secretary and earn respect in the society. This paper brings out the Psychological influence of ego in Margayya’s character in the novel, The Financial Expert.
 
Publisher Smart Moves
 
Date 2021-07-29
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/11117
10.24113/ijellh.v9i7.11117
 
Source SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH ; Vol. 9 No. 7 (2021); 30-40
2582-3574
2582-4406
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/11117/9288
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Mr. P. Jose
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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