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Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

14. What must childhood memories be triggered by, according to Freud?
(a) Emotional resistance.
(b) Emotional resonance.
(c) Emotional instability.
(d) Emotional stability.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Who went up to the person in Henri's dream with Henri?

3. What does the subconscious desire allow to manifest in the conscious mind of a dreamer, according to Freud?

4. According to Freud, what is the childhood psyche substantially different from?

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

(see the answer keys)

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