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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is the main person in Henri's early childhood memory?
(a) A young girl.
(b) A turtle.
(c) A young boy.
(d) A bird.

2. What does Freud suggest memory like episodes should be called?
(a) Movie images.
(b) Movie memories.
(c) Screen images.
(d) Screen memories.

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

4. How many forces does Freud argue are at play in the formation of early childhood memories?
(a) Five.
(b) Two.
(c) Four.
(d) Three.

5. What is the difference between night and day dreams, according to Freud?
(a) Night dreams are more acceptable than day dreams.
(b) Daydreams are more acceptable than night dreams.
(c) Night dreams are supreme to daydreams.
(d) Daydreams are irrelevant.

6. What does the first essay of "The Uncanny" discuss?
(a) Childhood behaviors.
(b) Childhood memories.
(c) Childhood illnesses.
(d) Childhood disorders.

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

8. What does a daydream attempt to do for the dreamer?
(a) Escape real life.
(b) Live out hidden desires.
(c) Alleviate pressure of real life.
(d) Avoid real life.

9. What does Freud find most heroes in fiction really are?
(a) Fantastical people.
(b) Desires.
(c) Ego projections.
(d) Fake.

10. Who does the person in Henri's dream run to?
(a) Her grandmother.
(b) No one.
(c) Her father.
(d) Her mother.

11. What does the subconscious desire allow to manifest in the conscious mind of a dreamer, according to Freud?
(a) A driving desire.
(b) A hidden desire.
(c) A repressed desire.
(d) A suppressed desire.

12. Who did Henri stay at the countryside with?
(a) His sister.
(b) His cousin.
(c) His grandparents.
(d) His uncle.

13. Why might a random scene appear to be important to an individual?
(a) It does not appear important.
(b) Because it is detrimental to the shape of us an individual's.
(c) Because of the literal association of one's psychology.
(d) Because of the abstract association to one's psychology.

14. 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 the desire and the reality.
(c) The conflict between the ego and the conscious.
(d) The conflict between reality and fantasy.

15. 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.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does play turn into for a person?

2. What must childhood memories be triggered by, according to Freud?

3. What are Henri and the person in his dream given?

4. When does conflict arise between the two forces in the case of childhood memories?

5. What can fantasies do for a healthy dreamer?

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