Review Quiz #3 For Chapter Two Part 2

Review Quiz #3 For Chapter Two Part 2



1. Theories of internal processes involved in mythmaking try to... a. ignore the contradictions and complexities of reality.
b. find a universal pattern.
c. control events.
d. reconcile opposites.
e. all of the above.



2. According to Freud, dreams can allow us to ignore social taboos. True
False



3. According to Freud, dreams and myths contain symbols that allow the mind to indulge in forbidden behavior. True
False



4. According to Freud, the subconscious contains the social authority that inhibits wrong behavior. True
False



5. The term "libido" refers to amoral, lustful impulses. True
False



6. In beheading Medusa, Perseus kills the ravaging beast which is symbolic of envy for a father's power. True
False



7. Oedipus is a tale of a man who kills his father and takes his mother to wife. True
False



8. Freud's concept of the Oedipal complex centers, like most Greek myths, on the interactions between members of a single family. True
False



9. Zeus could be called an archetype of all of the following: patriarchal authority, a nature God (of thunderbolts), the animus, promiscuity. True
False



10. In the ancient Greek myth Icarus is punished for disobeying his father by... a. becoming an outcast.
b. losing his inheritance.
c. turning into a jackal.
d. falling into the sea.
e. all of the above.



11. Icarus' father, Daedelus, designed the labyrinth, an intricate maze which housed... a. the Gorgon.
b. the Minotaur.
c. Pandora.
d. Medusa.
e. Caliban.



12. In mythology, the study of form and narrative within mythmaking has been the quest to find... a. one over-riding pattern.
b. one universal truth.
c. one supreme deity.
d. immortality.
e. all of the above.

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