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An interesting example of a fulfilling of a wish once came under personal observation. It related to a young woman who had made several ineffectual 48 EXPLORATION OF THE SUBCONSCIOUS attempts to consult me while I was on a vacation. She had in the past experimented some with a planchette (a mechanical device for automatic writing) and one day she decided to “ask” the instrument the date of my return. The pencil thereupon persistently wrote the figure five and then added “September 5,” which the subject took to mean that I would return on that day.

Y. showed four multiple hypnotic states for which she was amnesic in her waking condition. The crystal visions in this patient were revivals of past experiences. Some of these experiences the patient remembered; others could only be recalled in hypnosis. For instance, in one of the hypnotic states for which there was no memory on awakening, the emotional reaction was one of hatred and disgust. When a crystal vision of the same experience was produced, the emotional reaction was the same. It seems that whatever device was used for synthesis, either hypnosis or crystal gazing, the reproduced memories were associated with certain emotions.

We will now pass to a brief statement of Freud’s theories of the unconscious, a theory which is both unique and far-reaching in its possibilities. Freud’s idea of the unconscious has aroused considerable discussion, not only for its rather revolutionary conception but because of the influence of his theory upon the psycho-neuroses, literature, wit, folk-lore, in fact the whole field of human mental activity. 1 The practical application of the theory has made possible all recent psycho-analytic conceptions and interpretations.

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