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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What term refers to the state of being mentally disturbed; deranged; insane; demented?
(a) Mad.
(b) Bothered.
(c) External.
(d) Desirious.

2. 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) Nadja.
(b) Ralentir travaux.
(c) L'Air de l'eau.
(d) L'Immaculée Conception.

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

4. What is the original French title of Mad Love?
(a) L'Immaculée Conception.
(b) L'Amour fou.
(c) L'Air de l'eau.
(d) Manifeste du surréalisme.

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

6. When was the first postscript of Section 3 written?
(a) 1934.
(b) 1936.
(c) 1950.
(d) 1940.

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

8. What term refers to the absence of any cause of events that can be predicted, understood, or controlled?
(a) Chance.
(b) Arbitration.
(c) Structure.
(d) Randomness.

9. What term refers to a longing or craving, as for something that brings satisfaction or enjoyment?
(a) Chance.
(b) Logic.
(c) Objective.
(d) Desire.

10. What refers to the science that investigates the principles governing correct or reliable inference?
(a) Fate.
(b) Chance.
(c) Structure.
(d) Logic.

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

12. The only works published of Comte de Lautréamont include Les Chants de Maldoror and what?
(a) Poésies.
(b) Mad Love.
(c) L'amour fou.
(d) Sunflower.

13. Breton uses a metaphor in Section 1 comparing great quartz crystals found in grottoes in Europe and the simple crystals found in what?
(a) Rock salt.
(b) Sand.
(c) Concrete.
(d) Building material.

14. What refers to everyday items that can be transformed into art objects or reinterpreted as objects outside their intended utilitarian purpose?
(a) Creative items.
(b) Art items.
(c) Found items.
(d) Catalyst items.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In Freud's theory, the ego mediates among the ___, the super-ego and the external world.

2. What refers to a mythological monster, half-man and half-bull?

3. Who wrote Mad Love?

4. What, in psychoanalytic theory, is a group of largely unconscious (dynamically repressed) ideas and feelings which concentrate on the desire to possess the parent of the opposite sex and eliminate the parent of the same sex?

5. Breton distinguishes in Section 1 between an object which is wished for and an object which is what?

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