Which Classical Female Author Are You?

10 Questions
Which Classical Female Author Are You?

This quiz was developed by a professional psychologist and literature expert at Oxford. Carefully read all answers to each question before choosing one, and make sure you choose the one that best fits you. If you do this honestly, the results will be surprisingly accurate. Enjoy!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do you think of marriage?           
    • A. 

      You don't marry someone you can live with, you marry the person who you cannot live without

    • B. 

      To be married is to be absorbed in other person’s life

    • C. 

      A woman should be married, like the decorum demands

    • D. 

      Successful marriage is possible only once

    • E. 

      A woman should not be judged by the fact that she is unmarried

    • F. 

      Stability in marriage is an illusion at best

    • G. 

      It is not necessary to marry to know love and passion

    • H. 

      Happiness in marriage is a matter of chance

  • 2. 
    What gift would make you the happiest?
    • A. 

      A scooter

    • B. 

      A book

    • C. 

      A palette

    • D. 

      White flowers

    • E. 

      A fashionable clutch from Paris

    • F. 

      A loudspeaker

    • G. 

      A chemistry kit

    • H. 

      An écritoire, please

  • 3. 
    What do you think of fashion?
    • A. 

      Clothes is one more way women deceive men

    • B. 

      A clean and old dress is a thousand times more dignified than a fancy and soiled one

    • C. 

      Clothes can tell more about its owner than an autobiography

    • D. 

      With the right attitude a dress made from a curtain flatters the owner

    • E. 

      Always wear one colour only

    • F. 

      One should be comfortable in their clothes

    • G. 

      What is cheap cannot be fashionable

    • H. 

      If I could only afford the clothes that I like...

  • 4. 
    If you were/are a writer what genre would you/do you work in?
    • A. 

      Crime

    • B. 

      Poetry

    • C. 

      Erotic fiction

    • D. 

      Psychological romance

    • E. 

      Historical romance

    • F. 

      Gothic romance

    • G. 

      Playful romance

    • H. 

      Social realism

  • 5. 
    What is your attitude towards romance?
    • A. 

      Sure, why not

    • B. 

      Romance has to be passionate

    • C. 

      It is nobody’s business

    • D. 

      Romance is not fun unless tragic

    • E. 

      Romance is a great platform for experimentation

    • F. 

      If that’s what you want to call it…

    • G. 

      I hope it is not platonic

    • H. 

      Love is important in our lives

  • 6. 
    What is your attitude toward men?
    • A. 

      The only interesting ones have a terrible reputation

    • B. 

      Do they deserve a special attitude?

    • C. 

      Slightly fearful, perhaps?

    • D. 

      You can only get ahead in life if you are a man

    • E. 

      It is difficult to be really close to one

    • F. 

      Gotta love them, but can’t trust them

    • G. 

      They are strange but fascinating creatures

    • H. 

      They are not as interesting as most women think

  • 7. 
    Which statement about money do you agree the most with?
    • A. 

      Much money is made on human suffering

    • B. 

      I would rather starve than beg

    • C. 

      One cannot depend on money

    • D. 

      I do not mind spending on worthwhile things

    • E. 

      Money is the basis of social inequality

    • F. 

      A small gift from a poor man is more precious than an large one from a rich

    • G. 

      Success in life depends partly on the amount of money one has

    • H. 

      Human happiness is impossible without an income

  • 8. 
    As a child you were:
    • A. 

      Impetuous

    • B. 

      Friendly

    • C. 

      Melancholy

    • D. 

      Happy

    • E. 

      Sweet

    • F. 

      Strange

    • G. 

      Moody

    • H. 

      Shy

  • 9. 
    Who were your childhood friends?
    • A. 

      Anybody I wanted to be friends with

    • B. 

      My neighbours’ children

    • C. 

      Girls my age

    • D. 

      Those destined to be talented and famous

    • E. 

      Books

    • F. 

      Mostly boys

    • G. 

      My siblings (family members)

    • H. 

      Products of my imagination, I was told…

  • 10. 
    What brings you the most pleasure?
    • A. 

      Making people think

    • B. 

      Flirting

    • C. 

      Being admired by men

    • D. 

      Seeing new places

    • E. 

      Analysing an unusual character

    • F. 

      A quiet morning alone in the garden

    • G. 

      Music, laughter, dancing

    • H. 

      Hanging around with my buddies