The premises of the psychoanalytic approach, under Freud’s analysis, have vehemently influenced the western world.
Later, the post-Freudian psychoanalytic theorists re-molded the approach called ‘Reader-response criticism’.
The new approach talked about reader’s psychological experience with the text.
The phenomena that dreams can allow psychic explorations, or make a connection between dreams and literary works, lead us to the philosophy of-of Sigmund Freud.
A renowned Australian psychoanalyst, famous for his great deal of research on Psychoanalytic criticism, published an essay Freud’s theory to some extent was able to bridge literary work and dreams. Many critics, who agree with Freud’s theory, believe that whether you have read Freud’s philosophy or not, everyone is Freudians in one way or other.