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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Emergence of the Individual and the Ambiguity of Freedom.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does man suffer from eating the forbidden fruit?
(a) He believes that what he did was wrong.
(b) He feels greedy.
(c) He does not suffer.
(d) He feels separated from nature and alone.
2. In the description of Emily's self-discovery, what did she examine when sitting on her perch?
(a) Her head.
(b) The skin of her hands.
(c) The clouds above her.
(d) The wind ruffling the tree branches.
3. What does Fromm believe is the greatest assertion of individuality?
(a) Fighting for oppression.
(b) Fighting for oppression was easier than fighting for freedom.
(c) Dying while fighting for your freedom.
(d) Fighting for freedom was not worth it.
4. What reason does Fromm cite for the rise of authoritarian leaders like Hitler?
(a) These leaders were too forceful and its members could not resist.
(b) These leaders were cunning and used trickery to get their way.
(c) These societies were lacking training in democracy.
(d) People were seeking ways to escape from the responsibility of freedom.
5. What is individuation?
(a) When an individual loses his identity to the group.
(b) The process by which the group singles out an individual.
(c) The growing process of the individual.
(d) A time when an individual gives up his individuality.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who accompanied Robinson Crusoe on his adventures?
2. According to Fromm, what competing forces does man struggle with?
3. What happens to primary ties once they are cut?
4. What psychological approach did Fromm take with his work?
5. Which of the following does Fromm NOT mention when discussing the definition of freedom?
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