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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How did Nin refer to the obligations Miller had to attend to because of his books?
2. What did Allendy predict would keep Nin unhappy?
3. How did Miller once feel about sex with Nin?
4. If Nin should ever lose Miller, what did she claim would no longer be necessary?
5. In regards to his relationship with Nin, what did Miller desire of Mansfield in April of 1932?
Short Essay Questions
1. In what ways did Perles Miller's love for Nin in June and how did she counter his claims?
2. Why did Mansfield's return worry both Miller and Nin?
3. How did Miller tell Nin he felt about her husband?
4. Why did Nin describe her journal as being an addiction?
5. How did Perles and Miller's differing loves for Nin start to become problematic around April?
6. What was Dr. Allendy's analysis of Nin's relationships?
7. Why was Nin firm about her commitment that she would always choose Hugo over Miller?
8. What was problematic about Nin's agreement to Eduardo in regards to her journal?
9. What did Dr. Allendy believe about the root of Nin's inferiority complex?
10. Why was Nin unhappy in her home and with Hugo by May?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why was Allendy's relationship with Nin intensely problematic in regards to her personal life, his professional needs, and her need to straighten out her relationships? Discuss the problems that arose from Allendy treating a woman with psychoanalysis for whom he held great affection and attraction, as well as the possibility of Nin purposefully seducing him.
Essay Topic 2
In what ways did the inequalities in the romantic relationships between Nin, Miller, Mansfield, and Hugo lead to their extramarital affairs in an attempt to search for their own identities? Why? Did this seem to work for them? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the roles of domination and submission in regards to the many relationships depicted in this journal. Do not confine this discussion strictly to how it related to Anais Nin.
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