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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. "The relation which reunites the concept of the myth to its meaning is essentially a relation of ____." How is this quote from "The Form and the Concept" finished?
2. What flowers does the author use to signify his passion in "Myth is a Semiological System"?
3. Which of the following is not a Greek shepherd in "Plastic"?
4. "A ____ decor complete with _____." How is this quote from Striptease finished?
(a) Roman, ivy.
(b) British, lilies.
(c) Venetian, gondola.
(d) Chinese, bamboo.
5. How does "Myth as Stolen Language" conclude?
(a) "Ideology has its methods, and so has semiology."
(b) "The ideal of course would be to combine these two types of criticism."
(c) "The mistake which is constantly made is to confuse them."
(d) "One must deal with the writer's realism either as an ideological substance or as a semiological value."
6. According to the author, what is striptease to France?
7. Which of the following is not an animal the lion will not share his hunted food with in "The Form and the Concept."
(a) A heifer.
(b) A goat.
(c) A sheep.
(d) A cow.
8. The workers mentioned in "The Great Family of Men" of the Goutte d'Or are from where?
(b) Northern Africa.
(c) South Africa.
9. "The spiritualization can be seen in the extent, the quality and the material of the _____." How is this quote from "The New Citroen" finished?
10. In "Reading and Deciphering Myth," when the author distinguishes the meaning and the form by focusing on a full signifier, the French soldier becomes what?
(a) An alibi of French endurance.
(b) An alibi of French imperiality.
(c) An alibi of French struggle.
(d) An alibi of French attitude.
11. According to "Myth as a Stolen Language," language cannot possibly be realistic or what?
12. In "Myth on the Left" what is the opposite of myth?
(a) Speech that is changed often.
(b) Speech that remains political.
(c) Speech that remains scientific.
(d) Speech that is used commonly.
13. In "The Bourgeoisie as a Joint-Stock Company," what is the characterization of an unchanging humanity?
(a) Its titles.
(b) Its signifiers.
(c) Its identity.
(d) Its cultural issues.
14. Which of the following is not part of the whole system of values for a myth in "The Form and the Concept"?
(a) A geography.
(b) An audiology.
(c) A morality.
(d) A history.
15. According to the author in "The Great Family of Men," Nature is placed where?
(a) Among the thresholds of humanity.
(b) The beginning of Silence.
(c) The bottom of History.
(d) Throughout everything we experience.
Short Answer Questions
1. In "The Bourgeoisie as a Joint-Stock Company," what term does the author first examine?
2. What is an example of a class ritual in "The Bourgeoisie as a Joint-Stock Company"?
3. Above all in "Myth on the Left," myth is what?
4. Which of the following is not part of the function of a myth in "Myth is a Semiological System"?
5. The main character of "The Lady of the Camellias" cannot see herself as anything but "that of ornament in the museum of the _____." How is this quote finished?
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