ACT Reading 1.2 Social Science Passage
ACT Reading: Social Science Passage Drill 1, Problem 2. Based on the passage, which of the following is not a conclusion reached by Freud in the course of his research?
|ACT Reading||Author's Voice and Method|
Social Science Passage
|English I EOC Assessment||Inferences and Conclusions|
|Foreign Language||Arabic Subtitled|
|Product Type||ACT Reading|
|Reading||Identify and Interpret Details|
|Reading Informational Text||Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how they develop|
Analyze how an author’s ideas or claims are developed
Though Freud would agree that dream analysis is important to psychotherapy, there's nothing
No one's going to argue with the fact that some dreams are nice...
And some dreams are not so nice...
This point is way too simple for the lofty mind of Sigmund Freud, however.
So we can get rid of choice (A).
Lucid dreaming, though it may be a familiar term, doesn't appear in the passage, making
answer (B) incorrect.
Choice (C) nails it. The dual nature of dreams, according to Freud, is that they may be the
effect of biological stimuli—but this doesn't mean dreams don't have other meanings in addition
to their biological cause.
We wish we could ask Freud about the reoccurring dream we've been having about growing gills
and swimming in a sea of gravy.