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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. Which lover caused Nin the most anxiety?
2. What was the primary subject when Nin visited Dr. Allendy?
3. If Nin should ever lose Miller, what did she claim would no longer be necessary?
4. To represent her attachments to both Miller and Eduardo, what did Nin buy?
5. What was significant about Nin's feelings for both Hugo and Miller?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Perles and Miller's differing loves for Nin start to become problematic around April?
2. What was problematic about Nin's agreement to Eduardo in regards to her journal?
3. What was Dr. Allendy's analysis of Nin's relationships?
4. How was Nin deluding herself in her relationship with Miller?
5. What is significant about Nin's realization that she had never given herself fully to another person?
6. What did Dr. Allendy believe about the root of Nin's inferiority complex?
7. Describe Nin's reflections about her relationship to Hugo at the end of April.
8. Why did Nin describe her journal as being an addiction?
9. How did Allendy characterize Nin's relationships with her lovers?
10. Describe Nin's studio at Louveciennes.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Compare and contrast Nin from the beginning of her journal to the end, from her changes in personality to her changes in lovers. Trace her personal journey from the beginning to the end and what it revealed about the woman herself.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss how Nin's many relationships ultimately changed her and why. Be sure to include her non-sexual or romantic relationships in this topic, as well as whether she was aware or satisfied with these changes and why.
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