How well do you really know Mrs. Merritt? A Proust Questionnaire

How well do you really know Mrs. Merritt? A Proust Questionnaire

Vanessa Vivilecchia, Writer

When you hear the name, Ms. Merritt, you may think of her always being happy and helpful; however, there is much more to learn about her. I had the chance to ask Ms. Merritt questions from a famous Proust Questionnaire. According to Vanity Fair, by answering these questions “an individual reveals his or her true nature.” Continue reading to get a small glimpse of what you don’t already know about the well known, Ms. Merritt.

  1. To start off, what is your idea of perfect happiness?

“That’s a hard one. Peace. Being at peace with yourself and with others. Holding

no grudges being happy.”

2. Which living person do you most admire?

“There isn’t anybody I can think of right now that’s worthy of my admiration.”

3. What is your current state of mind?


4. Who are your heroes in real life?

“I have to go back to that.”

5. Which words or phrases do you most overuse?

“Literally and wicked”

6. When and where were you happiest?

“Probably when I got engaged and right after the birth of my daughter.”

7. Which talent would you most like to have?

“I would say, athleticism.”

8. What do you consider your greatest achievement?

“Being a good mother and wife.”

9. If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?

“I would come back as… maybe a mountain.”

10. Where would you most like to live?

“On the beach, in the Caribbean!”

11. What is your most treasured possession?


12. What do you most value in your friends?

“Honesty and loyalty.”

13. What is the thing that you most dislike?

“Lying. Oh my god… I overuse that too- oh my god!”

14. How would you like to die?

“Peacefully, in my sleep, at a very old age.”

15. And lastly, what is your motto?

“That’s easy. Smile at everyone because that could be the only smile that person receives that day.”

As you can see Ms. Merritt loves being happy and her life is filled with happiness at the current moment. She always tries to be peaceful, hates lying, and based on her motto she loves making people around her happy and welcomed no matter what. I hope you enjoyed learning more about Ms. Merritt and the many things that make her herself. I encourage you to ask yourself some of these questions to get to know more about yourself as a person, you may be surprised by what you find.