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Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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.

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

3. 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) He finds no connection.
(c) The fact that our childhood memories differ in emotional power than our adult ones.
(d) The fact that our adult memories are literal and our childhood one's are not.

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

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

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

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

8. Where do those who suffer from unhealthy dreaming go to?
(a) A state of psychosis.
(b) A mental facility.
(c) No where.
(d) Sleep.

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

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

11. What is the suppression in a dreamer usually a result of, according to Freud?
(a) The conflict between the ego and the conscious.
(b) A conflict between the unconscious and conscious.
(c) The conflict between the desire and the reality.
(d) The conflict between reality and fantasy.

12. According to Freud, what is the childhood psyche substantially different from?
(a) Real life.
(b) Projections.
(c) The adult psyche.
(d) The adolescent pysche.

13. 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.

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

15. How does Freud end "Creative Writing and Daydreaming"?
(a) Emphatically.
(b) Honestly.
(c) Angrily.
(d) Abruptly.

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. At what age are most early memories formed?

4. At what age do dreams begin to take a narrative pattern?

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

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