Wednesday, April 29, 2009

The Proust Questionnaire

So in French today, my teacher had us fill out The Proust Questionnaire (I'm really not sure why... she had us do it in English...), and I decided to go ahead and post it as a little get-to-know the cupcakekiddo!

Your favorite virtue: Compassion

Your favorite qualities in a man: Sense of humor, attentiveness, fun-loving, strength (not just physically), and the ability to effectively communicate.

Your favorite qualities in a woman: Fun-loving, spontaneity, sense of humor, and the ability to be classy while not being stuffy.

Your favorite occupation: Anything involving art or fashion

Your chief characteristic: An over-active imagination

Your idea of happiness: Being with friends

Your idea of misery: Being seasick on a boat with about 100 retching fourth graders. I speak from experience.

Your favorite color and flower: Pink, double-delight roses

If not yourself, who would you be? Betty Broadbent, who is generally regarded as the first fully tatooed woman to perform as a sideshow in a circus. I can only imagine the life that she led.

Where would you like to live? Somewhere in the county, in a little house with an orchard and with a group of close friends. My friend and I want to start a commune :)

Your favorite prose authors: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Your favorite poets: unknown young adults, without training or pretensions

Your favorite painters and composers: Degas, Monet, Lautrec. Sorry composers...

Your favorite heroes in real life: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln

Your favorite heroines in real life: My mom, Coco Chanel, Susan B. Anthony, Audrey Hepburn

Your favorite heroes in fiction: Rick Blaine, the nameless narrator in 'Invisible Man', Nick from 'The Great Gatsby', Nawat Crow, Edward Cullen

Your favorite heroines in fiction: Alice in Wonderland, Lux Lisbon, Aly Cooper

Your favorite food and drink: Mom's Chinese Chicken Salad and cherry coke. Or mimosas.

Your favorite names: Jordan, Emerson, and Lola for girls. Kennedy for a boy.

Your pet aversion: Self-centered people

What is your present state of mind? Acceptance of imperfections

For what fault do you have the most tolerations? Forgetfulness

Your favorite motto: Live fast, Dress pretty, Die Young

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