Short answer questions

Consider whether you can answer these questions to check your understanding of the chapter. Trying writing out answers to practice for your exams.

  1. According to psychoanalytic theory, how is the Super-Ego different from adult morality, and how does Freud’s account of the origins of the Super-Ego explain these differences?

  2. Why did Freud view dreams as ‘the royal road to the Unconscious’, and how, according to his thinking, did dreams express Unconscious material?