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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What is the second force Freud mentions is at play in childhood memories?
(a) The force to retell the event.
(b) The force to forget the event.
(c) The motive to ignore the event.
(d) The force to remember the event.

3. What must be disguised symbolically in the form of a dream?
(a) The unconscious mind.
(b) The conscious mind.
(c) The subconscious mind.
(d) The ego's desires.

4. What does the bread in Henri's childhood memory represent?
(a) The daily routine.
(b) Nothing.
(c) The daily living.
(d) That he needs nourishment.

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

6. What is the person wearing in Henri's early childhood memory?
(a) A green dress.
(b) Jeans.
(c) An apron.
(d) A yellow dress.

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

8. What age does the creative process especially begin to unfold in a person, according to Freud?
(a) At birth.
(b) As a child.
(c) As a teenager.
(d) As an adult.

9. What does the childhood period serve in a person's life, according to Freud?
(a) It is unimportant.
(b) It shapes us as adults.
(c) The essential and formative period in the development of the adolescent psyche.
(d) The essential and formative period in the development of the adult psyche.

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

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

12. 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.

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

14. What can fantasies do for a healthy dreamer?
(a) Think through the possibilities of the future.
(b) Reach one's dreams.
(c) Dream big.
(d) Stay grounded.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Freud find most heroes in fiction really are?

2. What did Henri do with his companions to the person in his early childhood dream?

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

4. How does Freud end "Creative Writing and Daydreaming"?

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

(see the answer keys)

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