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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What concept does the author of the letter introduce at the beginning of this section?
2. What does the author say concerns the young man?
3. What does the author say is another way to articulate the importance of living aesthetically?
4. Why does the author say he fights for Either/Or in his letter to the young man?
5. What is the author's attitude toward scholarship?
Essay Topic 1
What is the attitude of the author of the letter towards marriage? What does the author see as the principle purpose of marriage? What mental attitudes does the author indicate work against marriage? How may these be overcome? Discuss citing specific examples from the text.
Essay Topic 2
What do we come to understand about the young man to whom the letter is written? Create and defend a detailed portrait of the young man using specific clues from the text.
Essay Topic 3
The final chapter of EITHER/OR opens with a prayer. Discuss the content and significance of this prayer in relation to the final chapter and EITHER/OR as a whole. Cite specific examples from the text.
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