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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What term refers to that of high moral, aesthetic, intellectual, or spiritual value; noble; exalted?
(a) Holy.
(b) Sublime.
(c) Godly.
(d) Supreme.

2. When was Pierre Reverdy born?
(a) 1915.
(b) 1889.
(c) 1900.
(d) 1902.

3. Paul Cézanne can be said to form the bridge between late 19th century Impressionism and what early 20th century's new line of artistic inquiry?
(a) Surrealism.
(b) Dadaism.
(c) Cubism.
(d) Modernism.

4. In his descriptions of Lamba, where did Breton write of "a tiny, unforgettable fern climbing the inside wall of an ancient well, the deepest, most somber, and most extensive of all those that I have ever leaned over"?
(a) France.
(b) Israel.
(c) Japan.
(d) Egypt.

5. Who was a Trojan hero, the son of the prince Anchises and the goddess Aphrodite?
(a) Cupid.
(b) Aeneas.
(c) Homer.
(d) Ulysses.

6. In Section 5, Breton described some of the automatic writing games, including the repetition of some "childhood mirages," most notably the phrases "tree for bread" and "tree for" what?
(a) Trust.
(b) Butter.
(c) Honey.
(d) Truth.

7. Who wrote New Justine, which was lauded by Breton in Section 5?
(a) Salvador Dali.
(b) Charles Baudelaire.
(c) Antonin Artaud.
(d) Marquis de Sade.

8. Who was Jacqueline Lamba's second husband?
(a) David Hare.
(b) James Joyce.
(c) Samuel Beckett.
(d) Andrew Lloyd Webber.

9. In Section 5, Breton compared passing through the rough landscape to the volcano with passing through what?
(a) Danger.
(b) Fear.
(c) Desire.
(d) Life.

10. What poem of Baudelaire's is discussed in Section 5?
(a) "Ending."
(b) "Voyage."
(c) "Opening."
(d) "Poesies."

11. Regarding the poem, "Sunflower," Breton wrote, ""I say that there isn't anything in this poem of 1923 that did not announce the most important thing to happen to me in ____."
(a) 1934.
(b) 1940.
(c) 1936.
(d) 1939.

12. What did Breton refer to as "a splendid fourteenth-century French town today abandoned to gypsies"?
(a) Villeneuve-les-Avignon.
(b) Bois de Boulogne.
(c) ÃŽle Saint-Louis.
(d) Tour Saint-Jacques.

13. The killer in Section 6 claimed in court that he had been driven to exasperation in part due to his wife's long-standing refusal of what?
(a) Marriage.
(b) Sexual advances.
(c) Doing housework.
(d) Having children.

14. The film L'Age d'or was controversial because it was considered an attack on what?
(a) Western Civilization.
(b) The Catholic Church.
(c) The Anglican Church.
(d) World War I.

15. In the end of Section 4, Breton sat in a restaurant with Paul Eluard and who?
(a) Aube.
(b) Salvador Dali.
(c) Paul Cezanne.
(d) René Char.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Breton suggest had had a major influence on his love life in Section 6?

2. Breton described feeling an overwhelming need for what, while in Brittany in Section 6?

3. Who was presumably with Breton in Brittany in Section 6?

4. Breton concludes Section 5 wondering if perhaps the connection between the coast, the house, the murder, and his desire for solitude do not constitute an ______ and a deliberate undoing.

5. Venus is associated with what Greek goddess?

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