Analysis Of Regina George In Mean Girls

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A character that I feel embodies one of Horney's three neurotic trends is Regina George from Mean Girls. I believe she embodies the trend of moving against people. First of all, she maintains a constant facade of being ruthless and throughout the movie exploits and uses others for her benefit. She never admitted her mistakes and was driven to appear perfect, powerful, and superior. Using her looks, she constantly made sure she had the upper hand and appeared as ideal as possible. She always felt the need to be admired and to achieve. Power, prestige, and personal ambitions are all needs that she presented. She constantly fed into other's insecurities, and used manipulation to get what she wanted from others. She also exploited her friends and

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