Freud & Jung On Dreams & Myths

Compares & contrasts the theories of Freud & Jung in their analysis of the meanings of dreams & myths.

Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung developed different views of the mental processes and psychological development, and these differences are seen in their outlooks on dreams and myths, the meaning of dreams, and the way dreams reflect and reinforce myths about the meaning of human behavior. The different views each takes of dreams are reflected in their methods of interpretation, the meaning they place on dreaming, and related issues.
The differences between Freud and Jung with respect to dreams can be found both in terms of their contrasting dream theories and methods of interpretation and in their own dreams and related subjective states. Freud’s dreams are often confused and fragmented and stand closest to what most people mean by dreaming (Zaniello, 1987). They also involve the reorganization of personal memories. Such dreams call for some type (…)