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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What can fantasies do to the unhealthy dreamer?
(a) Make them obsessed or neurotic.
(b) Make them angry.
(c) It can prevent cognitive thought.
(d) Make them depressed.

2. What is the suppression in a dreamer usually a result of, according to Freud?
(a) A conflict between the unconscious and conscious.
(b) The conflict between reality and fantasy.
(c) The conflict between the desire and the reality.
(d) The conflict between the ego and the conscious.

3. At what age do dreams begin to take a narrative pattern?
(a) 7 years old.
(b) 8 years old.
(c) 6 years old.
(d) 5 years old.

4. What does stealing the flowers represent in Henri's adolescent memory?
(a) His sexual excitement.
(b) That he is incestual.
(c) His desire for freedom.
(d) His desire to deflower or seduce his cousin.

5. What are Henri and the person in his dream given?
(a) Water.
(b) Milk.
(c) Honey.
(d) Bread.

6. Where does the artist sublimate the actual pleasure of one's dreams into?
(a) His or her art.
(b) The canvas.
(c) The channel of artistic output.
(d) The channel of artistic input.

7. What must childhood memories be triggered by, according to Freud?
(a) Emotional resistance.
(b) Emotional resonance.
(c) Emotional instability.
(d) Emotional stability.

8. What is the condition of the memory once the two forces coexist in the case of a childhood memory?
(a) The memory is vague.
(b) The memory is suppressed.
(c) The memory is clear.
(d) The memory is distorted.

9. When does conflict arise between the two forces in the case of childhood memories?
(a) After a birth.
(b) After an emotionally happy situation.
(c) After a death.
(d) After an emotioanlly traumatic situation.

10. When does Freud argue the creative process begins for a person?
(a) In play.
(b) When they are three years old.
(c) At birth.
(d) In the womb.

11. What does the mind begin to creatively build as a person grows older?
(a) Bridges.
(b) Bulidings.
(c) Castles in their mind.
(d) Castles in the sand.

12. Where can the ego put the dreamer?
(a) In a foreign place.
(b) In a happy place.
(c) In many different situations.
(d) In a coma state.

13. How does Freud see a person's dreams at night?
(a) Opportunities for the unconsicous mind and the id to fulfill their desires.
(b) A break from reality.
(c) A path to an opportunity of reality.
(d) Fantastical realizations.

14. What happens when the forces coexist in the case of a childhood memory?
(a) The memory is void.
(b) The memory is shattered.
(c) The memory is preserved.
(d) The memory is erased.

15. What does the little girl represent in Henri's adolescent memory?
(a) His incest.
(b) His cousin.
(c) His desire.
(d) His love.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the title of the first essay of "The Uncanny"?

2. What does a daydream attempt to do for the dreamer?

3. What does the childhood period serve in a person's life, according to Freud?

4. What age does the creative process especially begin to unfold in a person, according to Freud?

5. Who is the main person in Henri's early childhood memory?

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