The Dream Book of Self-Knowledge
- ear holes: can have a symbolic relationship to the female sexual organs.
- cleaning ears: the insertion of phallic objects into the ear hole quite clearly represents intercourse.
- deaf: see Deafness.
- plugged, covered: this image encourages the dreamer to be indifferent to surrounding images (see Indifference).
- seeing pricked up ears: a warning against unnecessary or inappropriate words.
- being pulled by the ears, pulling others by the ears: see Punishment.
- seeing large ears: a warning against unnecessary or inappropriate words.
- having large ears: this image is synonymous with earthly desires.