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1. Dreams feature in many novels, and some novels are even comprised mostly of dreams. Which of these novels is NOT comprised of a dream?
2. One of the most famous dreams in classic literature belongs to an allegorical poem by William Langland, in which a man falls asleep and dreams of finding the true Christian life. What is the name of the poem?
3. A dream sequence is a common technique, often used in stage and film as an interlude in the plot to show a dream of a character. Which of these films includes a famous dream sequence, featuring Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse?
4. Decorated hoops with nets are used by some First Nations cultures to trap bad air or dreams, usually over cradles. By what name are these known?
5. Dreams are often the focus of songs, both classic and modern. Which of these dreamy songs is a ballad by the Swedish group ABBA? Hint: it's also the name of a very famous speech.
6. Dreams also receive significant screen time. In 1939, a famous film about a girl who wakes up to discover that she has been dreaming the story was released. Which colorful film was it?
7. It must have seemed like a dream for this 16-year-old when her self-written song "Only in My Dreams" became a hit in 1986. Her name was...?
8. Dreams are known for sometimes giving inspiration. They were claimed to have guided which famous scientist to discover the principle of relativity?
9. In Greek mythology, dreams had their own deity. What was his or her name?
10. In superstitions, what is the name of the creature who brings sleep and dreams? There was even a song written about him.
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