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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 5.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Even as adults, according to the author, we still view our mothers as what?
(a) As our safety net.
(b) As our biggest fan.
(c) As our dearest friend.
(d) As our greatest critic.
2. According to the author, what do babies need?
(c) A consistent caregiver.
3. According to psychoanalyst Erich Fromm, immature love follows what principle?
(a) I need you because I love you.
(b) I love you because I need you.
(c) I hate you because I love you.
(d) I am loved because I love.
4. How does Viorst purport that we form an identification of "I"?
(a) We begin to view ourselves as an independent being over a lifetime.
(b) We find a good job and experience success.
(c) We move away to college and choose our own major.
(d) We backpack through Europe and discover ourselves.
5. What happens when children see their mothers as all good or all bad?
(a) They compare everyone they meet to their mothers.
(b) They split from relationships their whole life because they think in terms of black and white.
(c) They form a very close relationship with their fathers.
(d) They shun perfect and evil people alike, looking for complete mediocrity in the perfect mate.
Short Answer Questions
1. Winnicott argues that denying _____ prevents "the developing child from facing and learning to tolerate" this emotion in themselves.
2. According to Viorst, grown-up love must begin with what?
3. What does the author state that extended separation from a mother can cause a child?
4. Chapter 3 addresses how the "Private I" is the person who lives underneath the facade that is created in order to ___________ those around them.
5. What does Viorst explain we are trying to accomplish when we try to "undo' the separation from our mother?
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