- Stream of consciousness is the continuous flow of thoughts and feelings through each person.
An example of stream of consciousness is all the images, thoughts and emotions that happened in your mind yesterday.
stream of consciousness definition by Webster's New World
Psychol. individual conscious experience regarded as a continuous series of occurrences rather than as separate, disconnected events
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designating, of, or using a narrative technique whereby the thoughts, percepts, etc. of one or more of the characters of a novel, short story, etc. are rendered in a direct, free-flowing manner
stream of consciousness definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. streams of consciousnessThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A literary technique that presents the thoughts and feelings of a character as they occur.
- Psychology The conscious experience of an individual regarded as a continuous, flowing series of images and ideas running through the mind.
- streamˌ-of-conˈscious·ness adjective