Proust questionnaire

QUESTIONNAIRE - MARCEL PROUST

My favourite virtue

Loving life

 

My main personality trait

Tolerance

 

The quality I prefer in a man

Kindness

 

The quality I prefer in a woman

Confidence

 

My main flaw

One project a day

 

My best quality

Completing them

 

What I appreciate most about my friends

Generosity

 

My favourite activity

Observing life

 

My dream of happiness

Understanding life

 

My greatest misfortune would be…

Losing my life

 

If I weren’t myself, I’d like to be…

A bird

 

Where I’d like to live

Here or elsewhere

 

My favourite colour

Burnt sienna

 

My favourite flower

Wisteria

 

My favourite bird

The albatross

 

My favourite prose authors

Montaigne

 

My heroes

Rimbaud

 

My fictional heroes

Romeo and Juliet

 

My favourite fictional heroines

Alice in Wonderland

 

My favourite composers

Bach

 

My favourite painters

Seurat

 

My real-life heroes

Craftsmen

 

My favourite real-life heroines

Lovers

 

My heroes in history

Adam and Eve

 

My favourite first names

Catherine and François

 

My favourite food and drink

Potatoes, Bordeaux wine

 

What I hate the most

Jealousy

 

The historical figure I don’t like

Napoleon

 

The historic events I despise

Conquests

 

The military event I admire most

Getting rid of a soldier

 

The reform I admire most

The abolition of the death penalty

 

The natural gift I’d like to have

To be able to swim like a fish

 

How I’d like to die

Fly away

 

My current state of mind

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