Questionnaire of Proust
y searching on the web near “Saint-Mandé”, city where Juliette lives, I found this. Good reading!
Translation by Mistral and me!
The favorite virtue :
The cult of Friendship
The favorite quality in a man :
the courage, the one of every day…
The favorite quality in a woman :
What do you appreciate the most in my friends :
That they are my friends
My main fault :
My favorite hobby :
My idea of happiness :
It has been a while since I have given up on that
My idea of a great misfortune :
It happened, I lost my son …
What would I like to be :
Where would I like to live :
Nowhere else than in France
Y favorite flower :
My favorite color :
My favorite bird :
I am afraid, I like them all …
My favorite prose authors :
From Alexandre Dumas to Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt though Agatha Christie !
My favorite poets :
Verlaine, Racine, Charles Dickens…etc
My favorite heros in fiction :
Cyranno de Bergerac…and Hercule Poirot
My favorite heroines in fiction :
the ones of my novels and Bécassine !
My favorite composers :
Mozart, Chopin, Berlioz, Verdi…
My favorite painters :
Monet, Goya, Turner, Boldini
My heros in real life :
My heroines in world history :
My favorite names :
France, Aurore, Victoire and many more …
What do I hate the most :
What do I dislike about myself :
I’d rather not know….
My favorite food :
toasted bread, butter, sausage et roasted chicken !
Which historic characters do I despise the most :
the treacherous ones
Which military event do I admire the most :
desperate battles like the Tiberiade (in the XII th century)
What reform do I like best :
What talent would I like to have :
How do I want to die :
What is my present state of mind :
I’m tired !
Which faults can I forgive :
Gormandizing and pious lies
Do right and have well !
A great wine :
If I was a politica who would I be :
but that is the whole point, I am not !
Have I notice the apocryphal question ?
No, should I ?
(Source : http://jean-eroukhmanoff.over-blog.com)