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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. What does Pound lament the decline of from the 19th century?
2. What habit does America have about history, according to Pound?
(a) Rewriting it.
(b) Slanting it.
(c) Arguing it.
(d) Ignoring it.
3. How does Pound describe the title "Guide to Kulchur?"
4. What does Pound say American can learn from?
(a) Chinese history.
(b) The Constitution.
(c) European education models.
(d) Native American culture.
5. The epilogue discusses a man with what occupation?
Short Answer Questions
1. What organization does Pound criticize in "Government?"
2. What did England's special darkness cause an interruption in?
3. How many essays does Pound suggest the reader actually read?
4. Who does not measure up to Confucius, Homer, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance or even the present, according to "Pergamena Deest?"
5. Pound cites one author as arguing that "Nicomachean Ethics" is a mass of what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What three institutions are seen in the world, according to "Recapitulate"?
2. Explain Pound's famous Cantos.
3. What is the subtitle of "The Culture of an Age"? What does it reveal about Pound and the essay?
4. In what book of "And Therefore Tending" does Pound's view of Aristotle change? How does it change?
5. What did Mussolini say about poetry? What does Pound think of this?
6. What does Pound argue about liberalism in "Decline of the Adamses"?
7. How does Pound feel about "Guide to Kulchur"? How do you know?
8. What does Pound say matters most, according to "Decline of the Adamses"?
9. What does "Kung" say about Confucius?
10. What does pastoral mean? How does Pound use it in "Epilogue?"
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