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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part IV, Sections I - VII.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does NOT make certain objects or experiences affect us the way they do?
(a) Any learning about the thing.
(b) Any natural power of the thing.
(c) Any strong memories regarding the thing.
(d) Any associations we form around the thing.
2. Who was Campanella, and for what was he famous?
(a) He was a statesman famous for brokering deals between opposing parties.
(b) He was a monk famous for mimicking the facial expressions of others.
(c) He was an artist and poet famous for his depictions of ancient Greece and Rome.
(d) He was a soldier-sailor famous for acts of bravery at a crucial battle.
3. Into which two classes does Burke group the passions of society?
(a) The liberal society and the conservative society.
(b) High- and low-society, based upon the class into which one is born.
(c) General society and the society of the sexes.
(d) The societies of the educated and of the ignorant.
4. Why is grief a part of pleasure, according to Burke?
(a) Because all endings are beginnings.
(b) Because grief reminds the individual that life continues.
(c) Because people actively and willfully grieve.
(d) Because grief always gives way to laughter.
5. What, according to Burke, must be utilized regularly lest it/they fall into disrepair?
(a) Dancing, fencing, and painting.
(b) The art of social conversation.
(c) The passions and the understanding.
(d) The skill of speaking another language.
Short Answer Questions
1. What caveat does Burke offer to his readers about "A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful"?
2. What kind of colors are unfit to produce what Burke terms "grand images?"
3. What, according to Burke, is the state of a man whose teeth are set and whose forehead is wrinkled?
4. How do smells and tastes become sublime most effectively?
5. What term does Burke use to reflect uncertainty relative to the sublime?
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