Eggs are symbolic of something new and fragile. They represent life and development in its earliest forms and, as such, the possibilities are limitless. At times, eggs can represent captivity or entrapment. Carl Jung said that eggs represent our captive souls. Therefore, the egg in your dream may very well represent you in the most profound sense. Are you trapped in a shell or did you break out of it and are now free to soar?... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
To dream of a ladder being raised for you to ascend to some height, your energetic and nervy qualifications will raise you into prominence in business affairs.
To ascend a ladder, means prosperity and unstinted happiness.
To fall from one, denotes despondency and unsuccessful transactions to the tradesman, and blasted crops to the farmer.
To see a broken ladder, betokens failure in every instance.
To descend a ladder, is disappointment in business, and unrequited desires.
To escape from captivity, or confinement, by means of a ladder, you will be successful, though many perilous paths may intervene.
To grow dizzy as you ascend a ladder, denotes that you will not wear new honors serenely. You are likely to become haughty and domineering in your newly acquired position. See Hill, Ascend, or Fall.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you are towering over someone you are overpowering or intimidating them. In fairy tales the princess gets locked in the tower, representing prison, isolation, emotional distance, aloofness from the rest of the world; victimhood, longing, yearning, captivity and unjust punishment. According to the Tarot, dreams of a tower signify that your foundation has been rocked and that you are reexamining your foundational beliefs. Keep in mind that which is solid cannot be shaken.... Strangest Dream Explanations