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The Dream Work and Symbols (Lectures X and XI) 1 Condensation: a) The dream work totally leaves out certain latent elements from the manifest dream or b) The dream work creates in the manifest dream “only a fragment of some complexes in the latent dream” thoughts or c) The dream work combines and fuses latent elements into a single unity in the manifest dream (Freud 211) or d) Through the dream work “a latent dream thought plays a part in several manifest dream elements (213) or e) The dream work creates a manifest dream element that expresses a latent dream thought, or the opposite of the dream thought, or both the dream thought and its opposite together (220) 2 Displacement— a)The dream work creates a manifest dream element that is an allusion to a latent dream element or b) the dream work shifts the accent in the dream from something important in the dream thoughts to something that is unimportant “so that the dream appears differently centered and strange” (214-215) Ex the tailor is hanged in the manifest dream The blacksmith committed the crime in the latent dream thought 3 Transformation of thoughts into visual images-the dream work transforms latent thoughts into visual images 215: manifest dreams are “picture-writing”: a) they visually represent concrete objects and people
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