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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Diana call Richard's book?
(a) Misanthropic.
(b) Generous.
(c) Brilliant.
(d) Uptight.

2. What do Richard and Harold Plover discuss in section VIII?
(a) Plover's daughters.
(b) Helen.
(c) C.
(d) Lentz.

3. What kind of accident led the condition of Lentz's wife?
(a) A cardiovascular accident.
(b) A car accident.
(c) A skiing accident.
(d) A mountaineering accident.

4. What does Richard say Lentz has left behind him?
(a) Solid research.
(b) Math.
(c) Inspiration.
(d) Humanness.

5. Though he finds it easier to talk to Helen, whom does Richard want to talk to instead?
(a) C.
(b) Diana.
(c) A.
(d) Lentz.

6. What causes Richard to come home in tears?
(a) Desire for marriage with C.
(b) Nostalgia for the U.S.
(c) Sadness over the imminent breakup with C.
(d) Frustration with the Dutch language.

7. What does Richard's work do for C.?
(a) Describes her to herself.
(b) Shows her things about the world.
(c) Gives her an excuse to feel affection for things.
(d) Gives her a world in which to live.

8. What does Philip Lentz design into implementation F to let it think recursively?
(a) New circuitry.
(b) A rule structure.
(c) Access to images.
(d) Access to more texts.

9. What is C's response as Richard buries himself in his work?
(a) She is critical.
(b) She is aloof from him.
(c) She is supportive.
(d) She devotes herself to filling his needs.

10. What does Lentz tell Richard he is doing with Helen?
(a) Compensating for C.
(b) Projecting himself into the machine.
(c) Sublimating his losses.
(d) Falling in love.

11. What does Richard teach Helen to do?
(a) Create images from poems.
(b) Feel a poem.
(c) Sing.
(d) Categorize poems.

12. What does Lentz argue about Helen's mindset?
(a) All her meanings are Richard's meanings.
(b) Her attempts at meaning are more meaningful than the results.
(c) She has begun to create meaning independently.
(d) Her meanings are random combinations of notions.

13. What did Harold Plover realize his daughter was talking about when she was pointing at things?
(a) Freedom.
(b) The things themselves.
(c) Herself.
(d) Him.

14. What does Richard begin to understand about C. when they live in the Netherlands together?
(a) Her difficulties with American culture.
(b) Her need for family.
(c) Her longing for the landscape.
(d) His own role as a writer with a strong family.

15. What does implementation F develop the ability to do?
(a) Meditate.
(b) Sing.
(c) Test hypotheses.
(d) Philosophize.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Richard tell Philip Lentz about Helen in section X?

2. What happened after the success of Richard's book 'Gold Bug'?

3. What does Harold Plover say his daughter wanted instead of nouns?

4. What was the lovemaking like at the end of Richard's relationship with C.?

5. Where does Lentz take Richard?

(see the answer keys)

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