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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. England after what suffered from a special darkness?
2. Whose poetry does Pound want people to appreciate?
3. What kind of piece is "Guide to Kulchur?"
4. Why would Pound not give the first book of the "Nicomachean Ethics" to a young man?
5. What is the longest essay of the book?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does pastoral mean? How does Pound use it in "Epilogue?"
2. What makes "Tone" a universal essay?
3. What three institutions are seen in the world, according to "Recapitulate"?
4. What does Pound say about Communism in "The Proof of the Pudding"?
5. What significance does Grant have in American history, according to Pound?
6. In what book of "And Therefore Tending" does Pound's view of Aristotle change? How does it change?
7. What did Mussolini say about poetry? What does Pound think of this?
8. What is Pound's analysis of Aristotle in "Watch the Beaneries?"
9. What losses does the essay "Losses" refer to?
10. What does Pound say about Protestant parsons in "The Study of Physiognomy"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain Pound's view on usury, using specific examples from his essays to support your claims.
Essay Topic 2
Explain the Victorian Age. How does Pound feel about Victorians? Be specific.
Essay Topic 3
Explain "And Therefore Tending." Why does Pound choose to include this in "Guide to Kulchur" when it could have stood on its own as an independent work?
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