Sometimes, the character awakes after the dream, realises it was all "just a dream" (often actually saying this to himself, which rarely happens in real life), sighs with relief, and then sees an artifact lying next to him that was ''in'' the dream.
A twist where it is revealed previous events in the story were just part of a character's dream, hallucination or some other escape from reality, often put at the end to reveal the entirety of the story was some sort of dream.
REM sleep is revealed by continuous movements of the eyes during sleep.
The scientific study of dreams is called oneirology.
Dreams mainly occur in the rapid-eye movement (REM) stage of sleep—when brain activity is high and resembles that of being awake.
Rafi: It was also a dream, but check this movie out anyways because it has a chick with three boobs in it!
This usually will leave protagonist and audience wondering "Or Was It a Dream?
The content and purpose of dreams are not fully understood, though they have been a topic of scientific speculation, as well as a subject of philosophical and religious interest, throughout recorded history.
Dream interpretation is the attempt at drawing meaning from dreams and searching for an underlying message.
Brian loves to work with his hands (he can build you a deck or cook you a mean piece of brisket), and he has an adorable corgi named Maxwell. This daddy lives for music and can talk about it for hours on end.
Do you like fishing, being the little spoon, and reveling in your child’s accomplishments? He brews coffee over at a cool shop called the Coffee Spoon, and he has a daughter named Carmensita.
It's a long-standing trope, but the term was coined in 2007 by film critic Nathan Rabin, who found it grating, as he believed it to be the result of Wish Fulfillment from stir-crazy writers.
He explicitly compared it to the Magical Negro, in that a Manic Pixie Dream Girl exists to help the protagonist achieve happiness without ever seeking any independent goals herself.
He’s smart as a whip and fine as hell, but more importantly, he’s really supportive of your daughter. Vega teaches middle school and high school, loves 18th-century literature, and he has an adorable son named Ernest.