Prefaces, and Introduction On Taste Part I
1. In what year was "A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful" first published?
2. What is the general reason Burke wrote the book, as stated in the First Preface?
(a) Burke was initially at a loss to coherently describe the sublime and beautiful.
(b) Burke completely disagreed with all else written on the sublime and the beautiful.
(c) Burke wanted to make money with the publication of this treatise.
(d) Burke was taking dictation on the subject from his longtime mentor.
3. Which two ideas does Burke often find confused with one another?
(a) Picturesque and picaresque.
(b) Liberty and patriotism.
(c) Sublime and beauty.
(d) Fear and terror.
4. Why does Burke offer a second edition of "A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful"?
(a) He realizes that he could make more money selling a second edition.
(b) He wishes to directly challenge the criticism of the first edition.
(c) He wishes to expand and further illustrate his theories.
(d) He wishes to change and contradict his own views.
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