A Lover's Discourse: Fragments Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Pages 38 through 74.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to this section in the text, what is the best reaction to the other's suffering?
(a) Empathy, advice, and affection.
(b) Sympathy, delicacy, and reassurance.
(c) Compassion, moral support, and physical contact.
(d) Detachment, delicacy, and compassion.

2. In "What is to be done?" which of the following describes the behavior of the amorous subject?
(a) Awkwardly silent.
(b) Needy.
(c) Everything is over-interpreted and spontaneity becomes impossible.
(d) Self-indulgent with little concern for others' feelings.

3. In "The Tip of the Nose/Alteration," what does "the tip of the nose" refer to?
(a) A figure in a Flemish painting.
(b) A photograph of the author's mother.
(c) The slightly decayed nose of a disinterred corpse.
(d) The nose of a German poet.

4. In "What is to be done?" what problem does the author present?
(a) Choosing between two alternatives: this, or that.
(b) Finding a solution to a dispute.
(c) Deciding when to leave the other.
(d) Solving a difficult social crisis.

5. In the section entitled "To Love Love," the term "annulment" refers to which of the following issues?
(a) The lover's desire annuls the lover's personal friendships.
(b) The lover's desire annuls the other.
(c) The object of desire smothers the lover with excessive attention.
(d) The object of desire rejects the lover's advances.

Short Answer Questions

1. The other title of Tutti Sistemati," "pigeonholed," is associated with which of the following desires?

2. What is the question that worries the lover with regard to the heart?

3. In "Events, Setbacks and Annoyances," which of the following describes the effect of "contingencies" on the amorous subject?

4. How does the lover feel about himself when confronted with the other's atopia?

5. What happens when one speaks of love in the objective?

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