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On Tue, 01 May 12 02:35:40 UTC Alexandra (18) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
To forget what is truly beautiful.
Where would you like to live?
In a house with many bookshelves.
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
To be able to drift in and out of life like a cat with those I love
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Television, static static
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
The girls who are able to disappear, the boys who act like John Wayne
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Some sort of strange hybrid of Natasya Fillipovna, Lux Lisbon, and Puck.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
A man who can write a song or a novel who dresses well and lives a solitary life
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Those who live
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
I cannot favor musicians over others
The quality you most admire in a man?
intelligence, passion
The quality you most admire in a woman?
A smoky voice, a sense of humor
Your favorite virtue?
The kind you must find yourself
Your favorite occupation?
Portrait drawing
Who would you have liked to be?
A fairy
Your most marked characteristic?
Being naturally magical, being observant
What do you most value in your friends?
Understanding, the ability to laugh
What is your principle defect?
Speaking over others, vanity
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To have never found outlets, to have never learned, to have never found him (he knows who he is)
What would you like to be?
A ghost
What is your favorite color?
Colors which change with the light
What is your favorite flower?
The kind that can grow inside another
What is your favorite bird?
The hummingbird
Who are your favorite prose writers?
This week, James Joyce
Who are your favorite poets?
Rimbaud, Bukowski, Delmore Schwartz
Who are your heroes in real life?
Currently, Joan Didion, always Patti Smith
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Joan of Arc
What are your favorite names?
Chloe, Nico
What is it you most dislike?
My own self depreciation
What historical figures do you most despise?
I don't know enough of history
What event in military history do you most admire?
I don't know enough of military history
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
The ability to draw well
How would you like to die?
Prepared and happy
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
This changes from day to day

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