A clown can symbolize happiness and joy. If seen in a nightmare a clown can represent a demonic heckler
In life a true clown must register his mask after which no-one else can use the same make-up and a clown can have this same significance in dreams. We must ‘register’ the performance we put on for the world.
(Possessed) If one sees himself haunted or possessed by evil spirits in a dream, it means that he engages in usury, performs secrets arts, or that he may lose his wealth to become unhappy, or to suffer from stress or depression.
To dream of a clown foretells that you will ignore important things because you will be distracted by worrying about silly matters.
Spiritually the figure of the clown has the same significance as the jester, that being the ability to laugh at our foibles and idiosyncrasies.
The clown will often suggest the ability to see and sense the ridiculous in life. Often there is a tinge of sadness in this, however.
A dream of contrary. Dreaming of the antics of a funny clown implies the way that some of your companions see you. Look to other symbols in the dream to discern if this is due to affection or disdain. If the latter, the dream may be telling you that you need to find another circle […]
To dream of Shakspeare, denotes that unhappiness and dispondency will work much anxiety to momentous affairs, and love will be stripped of passion’s fever. To read Shakspeare’s works, denotes that you will unalterably attach yourself to literary accomplishments.
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Freud and others attach sexual significance to dreams of animals; dream interpreters, however, regard the dream of a number of domestic animals as auguring happiness, while wild animals symbolize enemies.