Literatue theme

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What's the theme called that describes the following situation:

You're not happy with your life, so you make an alternate reality for yourself (as i found to be evident in "Diary of a Madman")
 

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arildno
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Escapism?
Just a suggestion..
 
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That's a good word for it. How about misogyny? Gogol kind of insults women in the story (e.g. he is offended at even the idea of a "donna" being the leader of Spain)
 
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I haven't read the story (only your words on it) , so I can't say whether misogyny is a prominent part in it.
 
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thanx anyway
 

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