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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. At the end of this section, which to spaces or realities does the author oppose?
(a) The familiar and the foreign.
(b) That of the theater and that of the mundane world.
(c) That of the lover and that of the mundane world.
(d) The city and nature.
2. To which ribbon does the title of the section The Ribbon/Objects refer?
(a) The ribbon of a dead lover.
(b) The narrator's mother's ribbon.
(c) A ribbon that held together a packet of love letters.
(d) Charlotte's ribbon, which Werther forms an attachment to.
3. What is the preferred response to the utterance "I love you?"
(a) "So do I."
(c) "I love you, too. "
4. What is another name used in The Ribbon/Objects to describe the lover's attachment to an object that belonged to the beloved?
5. Which relationship dynamic does the section of the text entitled "Domnei" or "dependency" describe?
(a) Common belief always places the woman in the submissive role.
(b) The couple decides to discuss problems of dependency.
(c) The loved object is much too dependent on the amorous subject.
(d) The amorous subject is subjugated to the loved object.
6. What does the narrator do to escape the perception of "disreality?'
(a) Drinks more coffee.
(b) Tries to participate in banal conversations and discourse.
(c) Takes a walk in nature.
(d) Visits a therapist to discuss the crisis.
7. What does the author note about crying in the modern era?
(a) It is seen as unhealthy to cry.
(b) It is no longer acceptable for men to cry, especially in public.
(c) Everyone cries too easily.
(d) Crying does not tell more than words.
8. In the section called Fade-out, where does the other's fade-out reside?
(a) In the other's voice.
(b) In the lover's memory.
(c) In the other's appearance.
(d) In the lover's silence.
9. In Exiled from the Image-repertoire/Exile, the idea of exile can be associated with which of the following things?
(a) Leaving behind old images of the self.
(b) Amorous mourning; abandoning the image of the other.
(c) Mourning the death on a loved one.
(d) Leaving one's country of birth.
10. What clothing is Werther wearing when he first dances with Charlotte?
(a) A blue coat and yellow vest.
(b) A formal black suit.
(c) A white shirt and riding boots.
(d) Old work clothes.
11. How does the informer wound the subject?
(a) He tells lies about the loved being.
(b) He sabotages the subjects relationship with the other.
(c) He provides commonplace information about the loved being.
(d) He competes for the loved beings affections.
12. At Fault/faults, describes the lover's feeling of guilt that results from which of the following feelings?
(a) The subject accuses the other of something he did not do.
(b) The subject imagines he has failed the loved being by thinking for himself..
(c) The subject is unfaithful to the loved being.
(d) The subject forgets an important date with the other.
13. What is the narrator's definition of the image in the section Images?
(a) That from which I am excluded.
(b) A visual feast.
(c) The lover's fantasy of the beloved.
(d) A romantic painting.
14. What is the dual nature of the figure of Gradiva?
(a) Knowledge and ignorance.
(b) Salvation and torment.
(c) Love and hate.
(d) Union and separation.
15. What does the lover acknowledge in This can't go on/Unbearable?
(a) The Unbearable.
(b) The Unknowable.
(c) The end of desire.
(d) The sacrifices the other has made.
Short Answer Questions
1. In "Novel/Drama," which of the following is true about the writing of the amorous subject's love story?
2. What does the lover give the other when he offers a gift?
3. What is the best form in which to tell the story of love?
4. In "Special Days"/Festivity, what analogy is used to describe the lover's meeting with the loved being?
5. How is the sensibility of the amorous subject described in the section entitled "Flayed?"
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