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    condensed way of dreams?

    Hi guys

    Can anyone tell me what this sentence mean?

    "She woke, crying into her pillow in that peculiar condensed way of dreams."
    I googled and googled but still couldn't understand what "in that peculiar condensed way of dreams" means.
    Does anyone have a clue?

    Thanks.

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    Re: condensed way of dreams?

    In what context did you encounter this sentence, odilonredon?

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    Re: condensed way of dreams?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    In what context did you encounter this sentence, odilonredon?
    I read it in a novel.
    The woman was having a nightmare, and then she woke up from the dream, and then that sentence just showed up.

    So it's not a common phrase?

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    Re: condensed way of dreams?

    It's not a common phrase. What was the novel and who wrote it?

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    Re: condensed way of dreams?

    Here's the book. The Elusive Language of Ducks by Judith White.
    http://www.amazon.com/Elusive-Langua.../dp/B00CPY5I6U

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    Re: condensed way of dreams?

    I'd guess that she means that dreams make you cry in a different way- fewer tears, but more concentrated in terms of emotion.

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