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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Since when has American been imbecilic, according to Pound?
2. The epilogue discusses a man by what name?
3. "Arabia Deserta" begins with discussions of old writings that identify high and low what?
(c) Points in history.
4. What are men drunk with in philosophy?
5. How many essays does Pound suggest the reader actually read?
(a) A few.
Short Answer Questions
1. The epilogue discusses a man from what city?
2. In "Neo-Platonicks Etc.," Pound discusses philosophers that followed who?
3. Whose autobiography has a lag between his death in 1861 and its publication in 1920?
4. What is said of the intellect of the man discussed in the epilogue?
5. What essay is the the main title for the subtitle: "Is what you can pick up and/or get in touch with, by talk with the most intelligence men of the period?"
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Pound say matters most, according to "Decline of the Adamses"?
2. What does pastoral mean? How does Pound use it in "Epilogue?"
3. Explain Pound's famous Cantos.
4. Why are the Victorians significant to Pound?
5. What does Pound say about Plato in "To Recapitulate?"
6. What does "Kung" say about Confucius?
7. In what book of "And Therefore Tending" does Pound's view of Aristotle change? How does it change?
8. What makes "Tone" a universal essay?
9. What is the subtitle of "The Culture of an Age"? What does it reveal about Pound and the essay?
10. What three institutions are seen in the world, according to "Recapitulate"?
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