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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the ego have during day and night dreams?
(a) Conscious insight.
(b) Total control.
(c) Free reign.
(d) Subconscious insight.

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

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

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

5. At what age are most early memories formed?
(a) Between the ages of 1 and 3.
(b) Between the ages of 2 and 4.
(c) Between the ages of 2 and 3.
(d) Between the ages of 3 and5.

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

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

8. What did Henri do with his companions to the person in his early childhood dream?
(a) Stole the girl's flowers.
(b) Threw dirt at the young girl.
(c) Pulled the girl's hair.
(d) Yelled at the girl.

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

10. What happens as a result from the daydream in the daydreamer's real life?
(a) A fear of never reaching one's dreams.
(b) A fear of never having one's dream become reality.
(c) A pleasure of living out possibilities.
(d) A pleasure of feeling fulfilled desires.

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

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

13. Who are V. and C. Henri?
(a) An example of healthy daydreaming.
(b) An example of dependency.
(c) An example of neurosis.
(d) An example of childhood memory distortion.

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

15. Who went up to the person in Henri's dream with Henri?
(a) His brother.
(b) His best friend.
(c) The other boys.
(d) The other girls.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does our unconscious mind operate on, according to Freud?

2. What is the person wearing in Henri's early childhood memory?

3. How does Freud see a person's dreams at night?

4. What must be disguised symbolically in the form of a dream?

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

(see the answer keys)

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