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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 1, Either/Or : Chapter 5, Aesthetic Validity of Marriage.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the author say the young man he is writing to wants to be?
(a) A priest.
(b) A pig.
(c) An archangel.
2. Between what two things does the writer say there may exist a significant difference?
(a) There may be a significant difference between how the in-laws are before the wedding and after the wedding.
(b) There may be a significant difference between how the young man really feels and what the wedding is like.
(c) There may be a significant difference between the type of wedding reception the bride wants and the type of wedding reception the groom prefers.
(d) There may be a significant difference between the time the wedding is scheduled to start and when it actually starts.
3. What is David unable to appreciate about the parable?
(a) David is unable to appreciate Nathan's literary skill.
(b) David is unable to appreciate how the parable applies to his own life.
(c) David is unable to appreciate the time Nathan takes to convey the parable.
(d) David is unable to appreciate the hidden language of heaven in the parable.
4. To what kind of wedding ceremony does the author of the letter refer?
(a) A Danish Lutheran ceremony.
(b) A United Methodist ceremony.
(c) A Roman Catholic ceremony.
(d) A Presbyterian ceremony.
5. What does the author say first love is for him?
(a) A bad word.
(b) A catch phrase.
(c) A password.
(d) A good word.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the reader to understand about the content of Kierkegaard's letter?
2. What does the author say romantic love is built on?
3. In addition to having a priority in itself, what other quality does marital love possess according to the author?
4. To whom does the author compare the young man when he is ill-tempered?
5. The author asserts that just as nothing is impossible for God, nothing is impossible for whom?
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