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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2, Peace and Solitude: a Potpourri, Chapters 7-9.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. From where does the Basque girl write to Miller for help?
(a) Paris, France.
(b) San Francisco, CA.
(c) Washington, D.C.
(d) New York, NY.
2. Who is a gifted story teller and expert in literature who suffers writer's block in Part 2, "Peace and Solitude: a Potpourri," Chapter 1?
3. Miller writes that British correspondents are the most vapid, with the exception of poet Lawrence Durrell and the elderly but ever enthusiastic ______.
(a) Sir Walter Scott.
(b) Brant Brandon.
(c) William Keys.
(d) John Cowper Powys.
4. Miller writes that "one must find new ways of looking at things to see ______ undiminished by creation's flaws."
5. What can improve bad painting, according to Miller?
(a) Good framing.
(b) Good subject.
(c) Good lighting.
(d) Good hanging.
Short Answer Questions
1. From whom does Miller learn much about painting, including having fun?
2. Which child is a Miller favorite, gentle, silent, and thankful for everything, probably a result of the torments he has endured having birth defects corrected?
3. What family's home is often mistaken for a cafe, so they accommodate by selling sandwiches?
4. Miller writes in Part 1, "The Oranges of the Millennium," that he who comes to Big Sur must come with capable hands, a strong heart, and a sense of humor, and expect no _______.
5. Miller writes in Part 2, "Peace and Solitude: a Potpourri," Chapter 7 that Americans worship _____ and tell others that they do not know how to live.
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