Dr. Rich Schweickert discusses the cognitive theories behind dreaming and the psychological consequences and faculties involved. As it turns out, dreaming and reading a novel have quite a bit in common.
Schweickert, Rich and Zhuanzhuan Xi. “Theory of Mind and Metamorphoses in Dreams: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Metamorphosis.” Theory of Mind and Literature, Purdue University Press, 2011, pp. 219-28.