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On Sun, 27 May 18 18:09:37 UTC afrodite (41) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To not be able to read or hear music
Where would you like to live?
Tallahassee, FL. It is the perfect mix of town and country
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
I have to agree with Proust. To live in contact with those I love, with the beauties of nature with books and music. However, I must have fashion and sports as well.
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
To not like sports
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Once again I agree with Proust. I think that's why I prefer DC to Marvel.
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Elizabeth I and Zora Neal Hurston
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Like Proust, my favorite heroines are women of genius leading ordinary lives like both of my grandmothers did and my aunts
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Wonder Woman! There are many in contemporary fiction. Classically, I loved Joe from Little Women and Shrug Avery from the Color Purple
Your favorite painter?
None although I enjoy the neoclassical and cubism styles
Your favorite musician?
The quality you most admire in a man?
Like Proust I would say Intelligence, moral sense but also a sense of humor.
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Intelligence, moral sense but also a sense of humor
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Who would you have liked to be?
I'm not sure what this means.
Your most marked characteristic?
how truly solitary i am compared to what others imagine me to be.
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your principle defect?
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To not have worked harder and smarter
What would you like to be?
My best possible self
What is your favorite color?
Purple and blue
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
none but if I must choose a dove as it represents my sorority
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Paul Lawrence Dunbar
Who are your favorite poets?
Langston Hughes
Who are your heroes in real life?
Granny Ghost (Lucy Rush Frison); Louise Ritchie; my aunts; too many to name
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Every black female slave, Rose Parks, Michelle Obama, all those Rosie the Riveters, those who campaigned for abolition and women's suffrage.
What are your favorite names?
Afrodite (sorority line name), Shaundra and Latoyia ( middle name)
What is it you most dislike?
Hatred and bigotry from anyone
What historical figures do you most despise?
I prefer not to waste time on them. They usually reap their own rewards.
What event in military history do you most admire?
I accept war can be a necessary thing but I prefer to admire the men and women than the act itself.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
More ambition
How would you like to die?
I agree with Proust. A better person and loved.
What is your present state of mind?
I laugh at Proust's answer, but my present state of mind is introspective and slightly bored at work.
What is your motto?
To thy own self be true

Southern belle with a liberal soul. FAMU, Zeta Phi Beta, fashion, sports, music, and culture are just some of my passions.

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