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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Freud begins with the retelling of a dream that one of his patients had after hearing the story of the same dream at a ___________.
2. Dream interpretation must be allowed to prove ______ consistently over time.
3. The concern is the ____________ of the dream as it translates abstract dream thoughts into colors and images.
4. The changes of __________ facilitates more than one thought.
5. __________ is likely linked to the nature of sleep.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Freud makes a point to say that one's morality will persist in dreams, but at the same time, dreams can include events that occur outside of one's morality. What do you think this contradiction means? What do you feel happens when dreams include immoral ideas and actions? Are these dreams a reflection of the dreamer? Why or why not? If so, what are these dreams saying about the dreamer?
Essay Topic 2
Freud states that the relationship between the dreaming and the waking state is contradictory and unable to be resolved. Why does he say this? What examples of contradictory features does Freud offer? Do you agree with Freud? Why or why not? Is there a way to resolve these two states? How? Do you feel that naming these two states is necessary? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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