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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. The epilogue discusses a man with what occupation?
2. Whose culture is discussed in "The Promised Land?"
3. What Italian intellectuals does Pound admire?
4. Whose autobiography has a lag between his death in 1861 and its publication in 1920?
(a) Van Buren.
5. How many essays does Pound suggest the reader actually read?
(b) A few.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is religious in "The Proof of the Pudding?"
2. What is infamy and based on ignorance of the nature of money?
3. What universities does Pound discuss in the first essay in Part IV, Section IX?
4. What is the longest essay of the book?
5. Pound asks the reader to hesitate in what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does pastoral mean? How does Pound use it in "Epilogue?"
2. What significance does Grant have in American history, according to Pound?
3. What did Mussolini say about poetry? What does Pound think of this?
4. In what book of "And Therefore Tending" does Pound's view of Aristotle change? How does it change?
5. Explain Pound's famous Cantos.
6. What does Pound say about Communism in "The Proof of the Pudding"?
7. What makes "Tone" a universal essay?
8. What are the two mystical states explained by Pound? How do they affect philosophers?
9. What losses does the essay "Losses" refer to?
10. Why is "And Therefore Tending" such a long essay? What is its purpose?
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