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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

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

5. What does play turn into for a person?
(a) Unfulfilled desires.
(b) Dreams.
(c) Fiction.
(d) Fantasy.

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

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

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

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

10. What does Freud suggest about the memories we recall as adults about our childhood really are?
(a) They are projections.
(b) They are distortions.
(c) They are not memories at all.
(d) They are substitutions.

11. What does our unconscious mind operate on, according to Freud?
(a) Different connections.
(b) Associations to images.
(c) Many different associatons and analogies.
(d) Many images.

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. What is the suppression in a dreamer usually a result of, according to Freud?

4. What does stealing the flowers represent in Henri's adolescent memory?

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

(see the answer keys)

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