Mad Love Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Section 3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What American writer, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement, was best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre?
(a) Jacques Vaché.
(b) F. Scott Fitzgerald.
(c) Edgar Allan Poe.
(d) Sam Shepherd.

2. What nineteenth-century French poet's Les fleurs du mal was very influential on surrealism?
(a) Andre Breton's.
(b) Charles Baudelaire's.
(c) Marquis de Sade's.
(d) Antonin Artaud's.

3. Section 3 begins by invoking one of the cornerstones of the avant-garde, referred to as what?
(a) The obscure.
(b) The rebellious.
(c) The new.
(d) The different.

4. What book's last line stated, "beauty will be CONVULSIVE or will not be at all"?
(a) Un Cadavre.
(b) Ralentir travaux.
(c) Nadja.
(d) La Revolver à cheveux blancs.

5. What is the original French title of Mad Love?
(a) Manifeste du surréalisme.
(b) L'Amour fou.
(c) L'Air de l'eau.
(d) L'Immaculée Conception.

Short Answer Questions

1. With whom did Breton recount a conversation in the first postscript of Section 3?

2. In his self-reflection, Breton argued, he could point out the most significant and trivial details of his life and link them to the importance of what?

3. In Freud's theory, the ego mediates among the ___, the super-ego and the external world.

4. Breton writes in Section 1, "In order to have a woman appear, I have seen myself opening a door, shutting it, opening it again -- when I had noticed that it was not enough to slip a ____ into a book chosen at random."

5. What term refers to a longing or craving, as for something that brings satisfaction or enjoyment?

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