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These patterns can appear as common themes or "dreamsigns" that are prevalent.
These include cataloging "dreamsigns," your personal landmarks that tell you when you are dreaming, the Reflection-Intention and MILD techniques for becoming lucid within the dream and methods of falling asleep consciously based on ancient Tibetan Yoga practices.
There are four main categories of dreamsigns: "Ego (the person is in a different body or playing a role that is not normal); Character (doing something that is unlikely or impossible in normal life); Object (something is strangely built); Setting (place of dream does not exist or the dreamer has never been there)."
A Course in Lucid Dreaming is identifying "dreamsigns."
This exercise also applies to lucid dream induction devices, which give sensory cues -- special, artificially-produced dreamsigns -- while you are dreaming.
Course also provides exercises for noticing dreamsigns while you are awake, so that the skill carries over into your dreams.