General: Ones prevailing direction in or approach to life – this direction/approach can be either self created out of ones own actions or decisions, or arise out of other peoples or social influence; the norm in social behaviour, therefore the direction in life taken by many people; ones predispositions; any direction you are taking, such as a love affair, a business, a new attitude; ones public activities. Cross roads or deciding which road to take: Arthur’s dream in the second example shows cross roads as depicting our many choices. Arthur’s choice involves his attempt to include his wife’s needs. The size, richness, cleanliness, amount of people, situation of the road shows how you inwardly see either the direction chosen, or the choices confronting you. See: crossroad.