According to Freud, one of the major processes of the unconscious is condensation. This means that within one element in a dream, such as the strange room we dream we are in, or the unusual name a person has in the dream, are condensed many associated emotions, memories or ideas. Talking about a pea pod which appeared as part of her imagery, Constance Newland shows how it represented her father’s penis. The pea associated with pee or urine, and the pod with a seed carrier, the testicles.
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