The Interpretation Of Dreams Book Summary (PDF) by Sigmund Freud

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Why This Book Matters:

The Interpretation of Dreams explains the many meanings behind the way we dream.

The Big Takeaways:

  1. The old way of interpretation has no ties to reality.
    1. If A more legitimate approach to dream interpretation is to look to your past to decipher what your dream may be telling you.
  2. Every dream has an underlying purpose.
    1. Fulfillment is a reason dreams occur the way they do.
  3. There is not a singular source for your dreams.
    1. Your dreams can pull from all aspects of your memories. They aren’t just concrete examples of your past experiences.
  4. We place meaning on dreams through symbolism.
    1. There are many things in dreams that are there as symbols of a broader concept.
  5. There are common dreams that many people will dream of.
    1. These common dreams often stem from the same feelings as well.

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