Goodrum wrote:Stephen Montgomery actually has a new edition of People Patterns. It has three times more film/tv characters btw, so, 15 characters each temperament. That is an incredible amount of research/work. I like the use of Mary and James Barrie (Finding Neverland), having been married to a Supervisor Guardian I quickly recognised the Barrie's challenges.
With the Pygmalion Series, I have read many of the classics, D H Lawrence, Thomas Hardy would have been favorites, anything by those two, Sons and Lovers especially, sidetracking -.also Tolstoy, but for many years now I just don't do fiction, I've really gone down the burrow of research/learning, non fiction, but when I did read it I loved it. Jane Eyre, the Idealist and the Rational is pretty hot.
Dostoyevsky was either the mentoring type Counselor or the reconciling Healer.
I have indeed read this new version. There is clearly a lot of material there. His goal of the book is giving a brief introduction to pmII and showing the possibilities of temperament studies, but I would have liked it when the examples were illustrated with more detail such as in pygmalion project. But definitely helpful.
I haven't read sons and lovers this far, I somehow got stuck after 50 pages or so. I recognize the preference for reading non fiction. I always read books for information and insight, though with a good fiction book I can get sucked into it. 90% of the books i have read are non fiction though. Especially nowadays with so much information and possibilities available reading the Karamazov brothers was quite an investment. His tendency for ever adding story lines and personages, makes a beautiful landscape, but can be quite heavy when you don't have much time for reading.