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By Turner Julia

First released in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa corporation.

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The body is a link in the chain, a link supremely important for every reason. In fine, a discussion of dream symbolism to be exhaustive would be a complete compendium of human interests and concerns, from the highest to the lowest. Only sheer limitation of space would bring any treatise on the subject to a close. Symbolism is at once rigidly fixed in principle and infinitely varied and flexible in application an’d in detail. The dream, the apparatus which reflects the deep purposes of the Life-Principle within, whose manifestations we too often twist and distort in a thousand ways, is capable, I believe, of acting as the subject’s faithful cicerone and guide.

We know people who repeat the same phrases and the same stories, which seem to bring more pleasure or fear with every repetition. , mythologies and astrology, and as quickly acquire the language in which new ideas are presented. Since all human experience embodies the same problem of salvation presented in an endless variety of forms, universality of taste in language exhibits, I presume, a deep sense of the fact that there is an underlying meaning which the subject is always hoping or fearing to catch.

We have supposed that the little child only gradually comes to a knowledge of a mind-self, unseen, No operating through the body as its instrument. one troubles to teach him about this. He is called good or naughty and he naturally supposes that it is the offending member of his body with which the sin originates. In the psychological literature I think of a quaint story told of a small boy who complained that his fingers, contrary to instruction, would not desist from picking his nose. He, the subject, disclaimed with naivete all responsibility for the action of his hand.

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