To highlight for deep processing, read all the text, then be selective about what you highlight based on its importance and how it relates to other information.
- Highlight connections, key distinctions, and applications.
- Don't highlight complete passages;
- Good highlighting requires multiple readings of the text and meaningful decisions.
- It is slow and effortful and, to be effective, you must review your highlighting later.
Here is how I would highlight the Freud passage.