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Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old was Henri in the other memory he recalls to Freud?
(a) 17 years old.
(b) 19 years old.
(c) 20 years old.
(d) 18 years old.

2. What is the first force Freud mentions is at play in childhood memories?
(a) The motive to suppress the event.
(b) The motive to remember the event.
(c) The force to retell the event.
(d) The force the event has on our adult life.

3. What happens as a result of the conflict between the two forces in the case of childhood memories?
(a) Nothing.
(b) A replacement of the memory occurs.
(c) A substitution of the memory occurs.
(d) A distorted version of the memory takes shape.

4. Who did Henri fall in love with in his adolescent memory?
(a) His cousin.
(b) His sister.
(c) His best friend.
(d) No one.

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

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

7. What is the basis of Freud's essay, "Creative Writing and Daydreaming"?
(a) To better understand the genesis of the creative process.
(b) To daydream.
(c) To understand how writing and dreaming manifested.
(d) To have the opportunity to write creatively.

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

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

10. What is the title of the first essay of "The Uncanny"?
(a) "Creative Writing and Daydreaming."
(b) "Childhood Influences."
(c) "Screen Memories."
(d) "Creative Thinkers."

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

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

13. What does Freud find to be important about one's childhood to adult memories?
(a) The fact that our childhood memories reflect our hidden desires.
(b) The fact that our childhood memories differ in emotional power than our adult ones.
(c) He finds no connection.
(d) The fact that our adult memories are literal and our childhood one's are not.

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

15. What does Henri remember about what he was given in his early childhood dream?
(a) The water was cold.
(b) The bread was delicious.
(c) The honey was sweet.
(d) The milk was smoothe.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the first essay of "The Uncanny" discuss?

2. What do most adult memories have, according to Freud?

3. Where does the artist sublimate the actual pleasure of one's dreams into?

4. What is banal content and emotional resonance essential to?

5. What happens when the forces coexist in the case of a childhood memory?

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