Letters II, III, V, VI, VII, VIII, and IX
1. Who is praised for his virtue and dedication to studies in Letter II?
2. Which philosopher does Seneca quote in Letter II despite the fact that he does not particularly like him?
3. Which philosopher has a positive theory about "cheerful poverty?"
4. Which philosopher believes the idea of "cheerful poverty" is absurd?
5. What is an oxymoron?
(a) Someone who does not practice virtue at all.
(b) A theory related to oxygen.
(c) A combination of contradictory words or phrases.
(d) Someone who does not understand Oxystoicism.
6. What is the topic of Letter III?
7. Who is chastised in Letter III for not discussing his personal matters?
8. According to Seneca, what must one seek between extremes in all matters?
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