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The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud
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Jul 22, 14

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Read from August 30, 2012 to July 22, 2014

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I’m enjoying reading this book because even thought it kind of seems he is stretching the evidence a little to cover his theory better, and maybe even making up stories about dreams either he or his patients had, it reads kind of classy. It’s not just that you’ve heard of the book and everybody was influenced by it or was shocked by its controversy, but it’s the way it’s written that makes you see why it was so convincing, because it’s so Victorian-with-scandal and it doesn’t read like it, but you can just put in that Vienna accent and hear Freud reading it to you. It’s a good read.
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10/25/2012 page 180
35.0%
11/19/2012 page 342
67.0% "Just finished section on "The Work of Condensation", which is how three people become one dream person, or one dream image means twelve different things, in layers or different interpretations."
07/22/2014 marked as: read

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