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The Interpretation of Dreams Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz 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 Topics

Wish fulfillment is another term Freud brings up and discusses at length. Define this term and create a description of a dream in which this process is taking place. What does this mean for the dreamer? What are some examples of wish fulfillment dreams as stated in the book? Does this dream concept make sense to you? Why or why not?

Freud brings up the idea of the subconscious, the pre-conscious, and the unconscious in this book. What are the definitions of each? How do these terms relate to each other? How do these terms relate to the dream interpretation process? What do these states have to offer the dreamer in their everyday life? Does the separation of thought patterns complicate life or make it easier? Why?

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?

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