Chapter 1, Part 1
* Freud offers a technique for interpreting dreams.
* Freud gives a definition for the act of dreaming.
* The relationship of dreams to waking states is discussed.
* Freud offers the idea of dream-stimuli as a transition to sources of dreaming.
* We bring our conscious experience into the subconscious act of dreaming.
* Freud says we have a tendency to forget dreams because we take them for granted.
Chapter 1, Part 2
* Freud notes it is contradictory to feel that dreams are foreign if they are thought to be a part of the psyche.
* Dreams offer images as perceptions of physical things.
* Dreams include images that are representative of things in real life.
* The dream itself is not strange, but upon waking, a dreamer can find it to be strange.
* The waking brain thinks in verbal images.
* Dreams are best described as incoherent and subjective.
* Dreams can also be poetic, divinatory, and...
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