Kafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Anatole Broyard
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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. In Chapter 3, a Spanish artist presented Anatole with the fact that he and Sheri were not _____________.

2. When was Karen Horney born?

3. When was Anatole Broyard born?

4. In what year did Anatole purchase a store in Chapter 4?

5. When did Meyer Schapiro's family emigrate to the United States?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did Anatole feel about Greenwich Village when he first settled in there? How did he describe it?

2. Why did Anatole decide to enter psychoanalysis in Chapter 7?

3. Describe the apartment which Anatole rented from Sheri. What was Sheri's apartment like?

4. Under whom did Anatole study Gestalt psychology and Freudian revisionism at the New School? What were these teachers like?

5. How did Anatole pay for his college tuition? How did he feel about attaining a degree?

6. How did Anatole describe 1946 in terms of people's relationship to literature?

7. Sheri explained to Anatole that due to her medical condition she could not do what? How did he assist her?

8. What was speculated about Meyer Schapiro's feelings of modern art? How did he appear to his students?

9. What caused Karen Horney to become enraged during a lecture in Chapter 2? What did this make Anatole later realize?

10. How old was Anatole Broyard at the opening of the book? From where had he returned? How was the setting described?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Describe the Freudian revisionist movement and the teachings of Karen Horney at the New School. What did Horney observe about neurotics and why?

Essay Topic 2

Describe Anatole's impressions of the customers who frequented his bookstore. What did Anatole criticize about many customers? How was his appreciation for literature different?

Essay Topic 3

What is the meaning of the title of the book? What was Broyard's association with Franz Kafka?

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