Wednesday, July 20, 2005

My Proust Questionnaire

Your most marked characteristic?
adventurous, emulative
The quality you most like in a man?
The quality you most like in a woman?
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your principle defect?
What is your favorite occupation?
one that can make full use of my talents
What is your dream of happiness?
watching people hand in hand with each other, despite of all difference
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
freedom suppressed
What would you like to be?
In what country would you like to live?
I'm afraid I'll never be satisfied with living in the same place, whereever.
What is your favorite color?
transparent, that shows the true color of everything
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
all that sing, if don't, then all that fly, if don't, then all that have feathers
Who are your favorite prose writers?
At the time, Robert Louis Stevenson
Who are your favorite poets?
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Scarlett O’Hara
Who are your favorite composers?
Mozart, Gustav Mahler
Who are your favorite painters?
Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, Peter Paul Rubens, Théodore Géricault, Caspar David Friedrich, Gustave Courbet, Winslow Homer, Manet, Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Jackson Pollock
Who are your heroes in real life?
What is it you most dislike?
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
No thanks, I don't want to be perfect
How would you like to die?
What is your present state of mind?
annoyed by so many questions
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
being blind by love
What is your motto?
can't think of any right now
Ella Chou