A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part V.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. To what does Burke refer when he introduces physiognomy as part of beauty?
(a) The height of the individual.
(b) The shape of the bust.
(c) The elegance of one's steps.
(d) The facial features.

2. What does Burke assert is present in every religion, to some degree?
(a) A single deity.
(b) A prophet.
(c) A salutary fear.
(d) A mode of forgiveness.

3. How does this body part produce the sense of the sublime, according to Burke?
(a) By becoming full and corpulent with the immensity of the sublime.
(b) By vibrating more or less depending on the sublimity of the object.
(c) By stretching to its fullest extent in response to fear.
(d) By contracting and relaxing due to electrical stimuli.

4. According to Burke, what is more powerful than light at representing the sublime?
(a) Fire.
(b) Darkness.
(c) Water.
(d) Humanity.

5. What colors appropriately represent the sublime?
(a) Reds and oranges.
(b) Blacks and browns.
(c) Blues and greens.
(d) Yellows and creams.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Burke offer a second edition of "A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful"?

2. How does Burke define "gradual variation?"

3. What type of word are man, castle, horse, etc., as defined by Burke?

4. Why is grief a part of pleasure, according to Burke?

5. To what does Burke tie his own opinion of darkness and the sublime?

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