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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Breton noted in Section 2 that answering how a memory might stand out as a sign of the spontaneous was likely not an appropriate answer to be sought through what?
(a) A survey.
(b) A magazine.
(c) A test.
(d) Science.

2. Which component of Freud's psychological model acts according to the "pleasure principle", seeking to avoid pain or displeasure aroused by increases in instinctual tension?
(a) Ego.
(b) Super-ego.
(c) Self.
(d) Id.

3. Breton claimed in Section 3 that the found object acted as a _____ for Giacometti.
(a) Catalyst.
(b) Objective.
(c) Muse.
(d) Detriment.

4. What is the first of the questions posed by Breton in Section 2?
(a) "What do you consider the essential encounter of your life?"
(b) "Is there a God?"
(c) "To what extent did this encounter seem to you, and, does it seem to you now, to be fortuitous or foreordained?"
(d) "What is the meaning of life?"

5. Who published Illuminations in 1874?
(a) Comte de Lautréamont.
(b) Alfred Jarry.
(c) Jacques Vaché.
(d) Arthur Rimbaud.

6. In Section 3, Breton contrasts the sexual instinct with the ____ instinct as he describes how, unbeknown to him, two people had perused the same objects at the flea market, one of whom was a former lover of Breton's.
(a) Life.
(b) Fight-or-flight.
(c) Nurture.
(d) Death.

7. What American writer, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement, was best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre?
(a) Jacques Vaché.
(b) Sam Shepherd.
(c) F. Scott Fitzgerald.
(d) Edgar Allan Poe.

8. Breton wrote in Section 3 that the meaning of the slipper in Cinderella is that of "lost object" and that to Breton it symbolized what?
(a) His daughter.
(b) His mother.
(c) His father.
(d) An unknown woman.

9. What refers to a mythological monster, half-man and half-bull?
(a) Serotaur.
(b) Cyclops.
(c) Minotaur.
(d) Pegasus.

10. What Austrian neurologist founded the psychoanalytic school of psychiatry?
(a) Antonin Artaud.
(b) Sigmund Freud.
(c) Friedrich Engels.
(d) Carl Jung.

11. What French writer born in Laval, Mayenne, France, was best known for his work, Ubu Roi?
(a) Jacques Vaché.
(b) Francois Depardieux.
(c) Alfred Jarry.
(d) Antonin Artaud.

12. What nineteenth-century French poet's Les fleurs du mal was very influential on surrealism?
(a) Marquis de Sade's.
(b) Andre Breton's.
(c) Antonin Artaud's.
(d) Charles Baudelaire's.

13. What represents that organized part of the personality structure that includes defensive, perceptual, intellectual-cognitive, and executive functions?
(a) Super-ego.
(b) Ego.
(c) Self.
(d) Id.

14. What did Breton define as "the form making manifest the exterior necessity which traces its path in the human unconscious"?
(a) Chance.
(b) Religion.
(c) Logic.
(d) Beauty.

15. When was the second postscript of Section 3 written?
(a) 1940.
(b) 1944.
(c) 1937.
(d) 1936.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the second of the two essential questions posed by Breton in Section 2?

2. Section 3 begins by invoking one of the cornerstones of the avant-garde, referred to as what?

3. What term refers to a longing or craving, as for something that brings satisfaction or enjoyment?

4. What season was it that Breton went to the flea market with his friend in Section 3?

5. What kind of brooch was the waitress in the diner wearing, as described by Breton in Section 1?

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