Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Included in the importance of forgetting dream matter is how __________________ a dream is.
2. From where does the dream's ________ material come?
3. Freud does not believe one set of _________ applies to everyone.
4. Who wrote the studies on anxiety dreams in children?
5. Dream peculiarity is due to limited ____________ during sleep.
Short Essay Questions
1. In relation to the waking state, what does Freud say happens during the dreaming state?
2. What are day residues?
3. What cannot be denied in relation to dream work, according to Freud?
4. Freud says that a scene or wish in the unconscious progresses toward the pre-conscious. What happens then?
5. What does Freud believe is quote foolish to do?
6. What does Freud mention about the dreams in which he has seen numbers and calculations?
7. What are some alternative causes of dreams as indicated by Freud?
8. Of what does Freud discuss the conflicts and contradictions?
9. Where did Freud say that he discovered the wish fulfillment dream?
10. As what is the displacement of the dream carried out?
Essay Topic 1
Freud has always been a controversial figure in psychology and yet he is revered at the same time. What ideas in this book seem to support his reputation as a bit of a renegade? What ideas in this book seem to solidify his reputation as someone who has a lot to contribute to the field? In the end, how does this book change your perception of Freud? Does it change your perception at all? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
When dreams include actions the dreamer wants to take, but does not, the idea of responsibility becomes a point to consider. Do you feel that these kinds of dreams are a way for a dreamer to avoid taking real life action? Why or why not? Are there instances in which dreams can cause external action in waking life? Give an example of a time in which a dream spurred you on or give an example of a dream that you enjoy having but have not acted upon.
Essay Topic 3
Freud states that childhood memories may not be 'available' during our waking hours. Why would these memories not be available? Do you agree with Freud? Why or why not? What does Freud think the value of childhood memories is? How can the past be connected to the present? Why is the childhood such an important part of the dream interpretation process?
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