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Unformatted text preview: OBrien Hum 5 Spring 2009 Essay 2 Write an essay on one of the following topics: 1. Narrate and interpret one of your dreams, using Freuds discussion of dreams in An Outline of Psychoanalysis. Proceed in three stages. First, narrate your dream in detail; that is, narrate the manifest content of the dream. This narration will serve as the text for your analysis. Second, relate as many features of the dream as possible to its sources the various parts of your psyche. For example, you should describe which features represent deep drives from the id, and which ones represent unfulfilled wishes from the ego (pre-conscious memory residues from the previous day or from long ago). Third, explain how your ego transformed these drives and wishes (the latent content) into the narrative of the dream (the manifest content) by means of distortion or dream work: that is,...
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