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Sigmund Freud

The Interpretation of Dreams

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1899

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Essay Topics


Consider Freud’s concept of distortion. Why does distortion exist in dreams? Do you believe you have ever experienced such distortion? Why or why not?


Keep a dream journal for a week. Now analyze one or multiple of your dreams through the steps Freud proposes in this book. Do you agree that this process gave you deeper insight into your unconscious life? Why or why not? What problems, if any, can you see with this process?


Would it be possible to design an experiment that is capable of falsifying any of the claims made by Freud in this book? Why or why not? If possible, what would such an experiment look like?