manifest content man·i·fest content (mān'ə-fěst')
The content of a dream, fantasy, or thought as it is remembered and reported in psychoanalysis.
But curiously enough he does not understand those symbols and is terrified by the manifest content of his morbid dream.
The process by which the change from latent to manifest content is executed I name the dream-work.
But their order is quite different from that which we remember from the manifest content of the dream.
The first thing that the dreamer has to testify is that the occasion for the dream is touched upon in its manifest content.
Here you find a new type of connection between the manifest content and the latent dream element.
On examination the manifest content of dreams is found to be full of symbols.