Dream Analysis In Calpurnia's The Awakening

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Although science has yet to prove that dreams hold meanings, centuries of dream analysis has lead many people to believe that their dreams hold significance. Humans like to know - what comes next, what the right choice is - and dream analysis provides a feeling of knowing. In real life, being crushed by a duck is an unlikely but terrifying experience; in a dream, the same situation obviously means you are being weighed down by stress from your life. People take from their dreams what they need, whether that is a warning or an affirmation. Calpurnia’s dream is the perfect example of this. Calpurnia's fears for Caesar’s life after having a dream in which he is killed. Believing that he will be killed if he attends the Senate, she orders, “You
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