Analyzing Tereza’s Dreams Using Freud’s Dream Theory in “The Unbearable Lightness of Being”


Add to cart
Essay #: 068695
Total text length is 12,194 characters (approximately 8.4 pages).

Excerpts from the Paper

The beginning:
An Analysis of Tereza’s Dreams Using Freud’s Dream Theory in Milan Kundera’s “The Unbearable Lightness of Being”
Czech author Milan Kundera’s classic novel, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, can be analyzed on many levels, including the level of political philosophy, where the undercurrent of the story that is presented in the early part of the book lies in the characters’ belief system of whether life, due to the continuous uncertainty surrounding life, is essentially heavy due to the “heaviest of burdens” coming from eternal return (Kundera 2), or whether our lives transcends the heavy burden and is consumed by a “splendid lightness” (Kundera 2) that comes from having one chance at life and not knowing the difference of,...
The end:
.....s and Sabrina.
Works Cited
Goetinck, Sue. “Raising Consciousness: Modern Scientists Still Analyzing, Debating Freud’s Seminal Theory on Dreams.” (1999 Oct 4). Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology. Web. Retrieved from,
Kinyon, Kamila. “The Panopticon Gaze in Kundera’s The Unbearable Lightness of Being.” Critique. (2001). 42.3: 243-251
Kundera, Milan. The Unbearable Lightness of Being. New York: Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2009. Print.
O’Brien, John. Milan Kundera and Feminism: Dangerous Intersections. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 1995. Print. Retrieved from,