Short Answer Questions Key
1. How did Laclos' contemporary critics feel his novel would impact society?
The novel would corrupt more people than it saved.
2. How did French society view Laclos after the publication of _Les Liaisons Dangereuses_?
As a "monster."
3. Which place in the social hierarchy did Laclos' family occupy?
The lowest form of nobility.
4. What was the beginning of Laclos' military career like?
He was garrisoned in provincial towns and saw no battle action.
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