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Anatole Broyard
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Anais Nin was briefly a patient of what famed psychoanalyst?
(a) Sigmund Freud.
(b) Carl Jung.
(c) Erich Fromm.
(d) Alfred Binet.

2. When was Anais Nin born?
(a) 1908.
(b) 1913.
(c) 1899.
(d) 1903.

3. Where was Meyer Schapiro born?
(a) Poland.
(b) Russia.
(c) Mongolia.
(d) Lithuania.

4. In Chapter 3, a Spanish artist presented Anatole with the fact that he and Sheri were not _____________.
(a) Anatomically correct.
(b) Symmetrical.
(c) Interesting.
(d) Attractive.

5. Erich Fromm was known to criticize his students for not accepting what aspect of freedom?
(a) Taxes.
(b) Death.
(c) Anguish.
(d) Bravery.

6. What refers to a theory of mind and brain positing that the operational principle of the brain is holistic, parallel, and analog, with self-organizing tendencies?
(a) Gestalt psychology.
(b) Psychological gestation.
(c) Kafka psychology.
(d) Basalt psychology.

7. What medical condition did Sheri tell Anatole she had in Chapter 6?
(a) Seizures.
(b) A bad heart.
(c) Cancer.
(d) The plague.

8. When was Anatole Broyard born?
(a) 1920.
(b) 1910.
(c) 1915.
(d) 1912.

9. How many sessions did Anatole have with the psychoanalyst in Chapter 7?
(a) 11.
(b) 50.
(c) 100.
(d) 25.

10. Who recommended a psychoanalyst to Anatole in Chapter 7?
(a) John Leonard.
(b) Erich Fromm.
(c) Ernest Schachtel.
(d) Carl Jung.

11. Books kept the lives of Anatole and his contemporaries from being totally overwhelmed by ___________.
(a) The government.
(b) Sex.
(c) Drugs.
(d) Rock and roll.

12. What term refers to the advance group in any field, especially in the visual, literary, or musical arts, whose works are characterized chiefly by unorthodox and experimental methods?
(a) Extremist.
(b) Avant-garde.
(c) Postmodern.
(d) Existentialist.

13. When was the forward of the book dated?
(a) 1983.
(b) 1989.
(c) 1972.
(d) 1977.

14. Sheri sparked Anatole's interest in what subject, despite his feeling of being alienated by it?
(a) Modern art.
(b) Greek history.
(c) Electricity.
(d) Mathematics.

15. What psychoanalyst was recommended to Anatole in Chapter 7?
(a) Sigmund Freud.
(b) Ernest Schachtel.
(c) Erich Fromm.
(d) John Leonard.

Short Answer Questions

1. How old was Anatole Broyard when he finished serving in World War II?

2. When was Franz Kafka born?

3. Who was quoted as saying, "A good book review is an act of seduction, and when he [Broyard] did it there was no one better"?

4. For how much had Anatole bought out a junk dealer in Chapter 4?

5. Friedrich Nietzsche commented that the best thoughts came about while doing what activity?

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