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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is mentioned in Appendix 5 as the artist who painted "Dell in Helmingham Park"?
(a) Van Gogh.
(b) Constable.
(c) Monet.
(d) Millais.

2. What group of mentally-ill people does the author write about in Appendix 6?
(a) Psychotics.
(b) Neurotics.
(c) Schizophrenics.
(d) Heroin addicts.

3. What does the author say at the end of Appendix 4 about the relationship between an artist's character and their work?
(a) Artists must suffer to produce great work.
(b) Only men of great character can create great works of art.
(c) You can judge a man's character by looking at his work.
(d) There is no correlation between the two.

4. What is the author's complaint about the colors used in "Raft of the Medusa"?
(a) The earthen tones don't adequately convey the frantic tone of the painting.
(b) The raft, the people on it, and even the sky are corpse-colored.
(c) The sepia tone makes everything look old-fashioned and weathered.
(d) The colors are not accurate and true-to-life.

5. In theological terms, the progress the author mentions at the end of Appendix 6 is a transition from what to what?
(a) From Hades to Purgatory.
(b) From Hades to Heaven.
(c) From Purgatory to Heaven.
(d) From Heaven to Hades.

6. What happened to La Tour's reputation as a result of the rise of the new Art of Versailles?
(a) His reputation didn't change, but his fans were more loyal than ever.
(b) He became even more famous and well-known.
(c) He was forgotten, and his works were attributed to other artists.
(d) He was forced to change his style to remain popular.

7. According to the author, how did Carlyle see everything?
(a) As negatively significant.
(b) As his ultimate resting place.
(c) As dangerous.
(d) As a creative disaster.

8. Gericault claimed that when he started to paint a woman, it turned into what?
(a) A lion.
(b) A demon.
(c) A tree.
(d) A succubus.

9. What does the author say about Millais' "Ophelia" in Appendix 5?
(a) Its subject matter was too grim for it to be a good painting.
(b) It is a bad picture, but its point of view is interesting.
(c) The painter misinterpreted the Shakespearean scene he was attempting to portray.
(d) It would be much better if the painter had made better use of color and shading.

10. How did Carlyle feel when he walked down a crowded street?
(a) Afraid.
(b) Confused.
(c) Isolated.
(d) Exultant.

11. According to the author, there is very little of what in La Tour's paintings?
(a) Religiosity.
(b) Technicality.
(c) Originality.
(d) Creativity.

12. What is the subject of most of La Tour's paintings?
(a) Women performing daily tasks.
(b) Still-life images of fruit and flowers.
(c) An object seen by the light of a single candle.
(d) Landscapes and nature.

13. Which of these is NOT something with which schizophrenics have lost touch, according to the author?
(a) Matter.
(b) Emotions.
(c) Language.
(d) Fellow beings.

14. The author compares schizophrenics to which of Sheol's beings?
(a) Ghosts.
(b) Zombies.
(c) Spirits.
(d) Wraiths.

15. To whom does the author attribute the concept of Hades, mentioned in Appendix 6?
(a) Euripides.
(b) Homer.
(c) Antigone.
(d) Odysseus.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the author in Appendix 6, what opens the doors of heaven, hell, and limbo for the living?

2. To what animal does Carlyle compare himself?

3. What was the style of the new Art of Versailles, according to the author?

4. A mental state similar to that of schizophrenia can be induced by administering what drug?

5. What does the world inhabited by schizophrenics and other psychotics resemble, according to the author?

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