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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In "Myth is Depoliticized Speech," how does myth act in the passing from history to nature?
(a) Economically.
(b) Scientifically.
(c) Creatively.
(d) Philosophically.

2. Which of the following is not a significant unit or synthesis mentioned by the author in "Myth is a Type of Speech"?
(a) Language.
(b) Linguistics.
(c) Speech.
(d) Discourse.

3. In "The Great Family of Men," what is "The Family of Men" the author discusses?
(a) A photography exhibit.
(b) A film.
(c) A book of photography.
(d) A painting.

4. In "The New Citroen" what is the modern equivalent of great Gothic cathedrals?
(a) Cars.
(b) Subways.
(c) Skyscrapers.
(d) Fashion.

5. What is a "regressive semiological system," according to "Myth is a Stolen Language"?
(a) Contemporary poetry.
(b) Modern art.
(c) Classical literature.
(d) 20th century film.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following is not a Greek shepherd in "Plastic"?

2. What language is not mythical according to "Myth on the Left"?

3. What is the subject of the headline mentioned in "Reading and Deciphering Myth"?

4. What is the first point the author makes of the science of semiology in "Myth as a Semiological System"?

5. What is the second point the author makes of the science of semiology in "Myth as a Semiological System"?

Short Essay Questions

1. How is the woman in "Striptease" an object in disguise? What is the point of this?

2. How is plastic a "miraculous substance," according to the author in "Plastic"?

3. What language is not mythical according to "Myth on the Left?" Why?

4. Does the author admit there are revolts against the bourgeois ideology in "The Bourgeoisie as a Joint-Stock Company"? What is it called?

5. What are the three ways in which one can understand the myth in "Reading and Deciphering Myth"?

6. What is semiology?

7. Why does the author say that poetry is ideal prey for myth in "Myth as a Stolen Language"?

8. In myth, what is the tri-dimensional pattern described by the author in "Myth as a Semiological System?" What is the title the author gives to the system that existed before the myth?

9. What does the author suggest is characteristic of myth in "Myth as a Stolen Language"?

10. What is history's role concerning myth as a type of speech, according to "Myth is a Type of Speech"?

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