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Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Section 2, Breton sought to answer how one memory might stand out as being a "sign of the spontaneous, the indeterminate, the unforeseeable or even the _____."
(a) Unattainable.
(b) Undoable.
(c) Unlikely.
(d) Impossible.

2. In Freud's theory, the ego mediates among the ___, the super-ego and the external world.
(a) Ego.
(b) Super-ego.
(c) Self.
(d) Id.

3. Who wrote The Poverty of Philosophy?
(a) Sigmund Freud.
(b) Friedrich Engels.
(c) Benito Mussolini.
(d) Karl Marx.

4. What is the name of Andre Breton's daughter, to whom much of Mad Love is dedicated?
(a) Aube.
(b) Marie.
(c) Sarah.
(d) Augustine.

5. Mad Love was written as a continuation of what previous work which explored a relationship with a woman who later turned out to be mentally unstable?
(a) L'Air de l'eau.
(b) Nadja.
(c) Ralentir travaux.
(d) L'Immaculée Conception.

6. What is the title of the photograph in Section 1 which accompanies Breton's discussion of Tarot?
(a) "Cards and wine."
(b) "Myself."
(c) "Tarot and love."
(d) "Myself and her."

7. What refers to the universal principle or ultimate agency by which the order of things is presumably prescribed?
(a) Logic.
(b) Fate.
(c) God.
(d) Religion.

8. What term relates to magic, astrology, or any system claiming use or knowledge of secret or supernatural powers or agencies?
(a) Tarot.
(b) Alchemy.
(c) Occult.
(d) Heathenism.

9. Breton stated, in the first postscript of Section 3, that he had repressed the connection between the spoon and the what?
(a) Phallus.
(b) Story.
(c) Handle.
(d) Shoe.

10. Who wrote Mad Love?
(a) Jacques Vaché.
(b) Luis Bunuel.
(c) Salvador Dali.
(d) Andre Breton.

11. What did Breton recall an early definition of as "big spoons, enormous bitter-apples, and chandeliers of soap bubbles"?
(a) Stream-of-consciousness.
(b) Surrealism.
(c) Dadaism.
(d) Automatism.

12. Section 3 begins by invoking one of the cornerstones of the avant-garde, referred to as what?
(a) The new.
(b) The different.
(c) The obscure.
(d) The rebellious.

13. 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) "What is the meaning of life?"
(c) "Is there a God?"
(d) "To what extent did this encounter seem to you, and, does it seem to you now, to be fortuitous or foreordained?"

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

15. What was the second object found by Breton and his friend at the flea market in Section 3?
(a) A mask.
(b) A spoon.
(c) A doll.
(d) A mirror.

Short Answer Questions

1. What comprises that organized part of the personality structure that criticizes and prohibits his or her drives, fantasies, feelings, and actions?

2. What Austrian neurologist founded the psychoanalytic school of psychiatry?

3. Breton uses a metaphor in Section 1 comparing great quartz crystals found in grottoes in Europe and the simple crystals found in what?

4. Where did Breton meet Lamba?

5. What was the first object found by Breton and his friend in the flea market in Section 3?

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