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woman

1. an adult female human being
2. women collectively; womankind
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woman

(tool)
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Woman

(dreams)
Women generally represent intuition, creativity, nurturing, and love. At times they can also represent the negative attributes which are given to women and include physical and emotional weakness, gossip, martyrdom, passivity, moodiness, temptation, and guilt. The content of the dream is to be considered, as well as the emotional tone. If the dream is sexual in nature, look up sex. If the woman in your dream was a stranger and you are a man, she could be symbolic of your feminine side or your attitude about women. If you are a woman, this stranger may be symbolic of different parts of your character or personality. Carl Jung believed that the unknown woman in a man’s dream is the anima. It is the “personification of the animated psychic atmosphere; the autonomous activity of the unconscious.” Thus, when you meet an unknown woman in your dreams, pay close attention to what she is saying and doing. It is Carl Jung who suggested that women in dreams represent our collective unconscious and men collective consciousness. Thus, the woman is that force or current inside of you that nudges you on and inspires you. It is your intuition and the knowledge that in not necessarily attached to words. Men, on the other hand, represent the active part that uses the information received to create the physical reality of our lives. When the two are working together well we have balance and experience awareness that leads to peace and productivity.
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References in classic literature ?
"She was the Wicked Witch of the East, as I said," answered the little woman. "She has held all the Munchkins in bondage for many years, making them slave for her night and day.
"Yes, indeed," answered the little woman. "But I am a good witch, and the people love me.
Louis, and here was the wharf, and those were the steps: and the little woman covering her face with her hands, and laughing (or seeming to laugh) more than ever, ran into her own cabin, and shut herself up.
Then, a great crowd of people rushed on board, though the boat was not yet made fast, but was wandering about, among the other boats, to find a landing-place: and everybody looked for the husband: and nobody saw him: when, in the midst of us all - Heaven knows how she ever got there - there was the little woman clinging with both arms tight round the neck of a fine, good-looking, sturdy young fellow!
And Pinocchio threw himself on the floor and clasped the knees of the mysterious little woman.
said the little woman, laying the tips of the fingers of her two little hands against each other, that would be generous indeed, that would be a special gallantry!
But, for example, the sprightly little woman was very sure of it, she said.
Perhaps the little woman thought she might play the part of a Maintenon or a Pompadour.
That night, there came two notes from Gaunt House for the little woman, the one containing a card of invitation from Lord and Lady Steyne to a dinner at Gaunt House next Friday, while the other enclosed a slip of gray paper bearing Lord Steyne's signature and the address of Messrs.
Jeannine Atkins; LITTLE WOMAN IN BLUE; She Writes Press (Fiction: Historical) 16.95 ISBN: 9781631529870
See Clark's "A Portrait of the Artist as a Little Woman" Children s Literature 17 (1989).
No doubt in the Wareing household the little woman would have prepared pipe and slippers for the master of the house on his return home from doing his duty to God and country.