Robert Schumann, composer and music critic, wrote as a critic under two pseudonyms: Eusebius and Florestan. Eusebius appears to be sensitive while Florestan is impetuous. In “Fantasiestücke Op. 12,” which consists of eight pieces for piano, Schumann reflects these two personalities, repeatedly contrasting and harmonizing. Think about what someone with both facets would be like and which personality is similar to yours.

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