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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 a Stolen Language," what offers little resistance to robbery by myth"?
(a) Cultural philosophy.
(b) Popular culture.
(c) Articulated language.
(d) General psychology.

2. What is the main character's lover's name in "The Lady of the Camellias"?
(a) Armande.
(b) Jean-Paul.
(c) Pierre.
(d) Antoinne.

3. In "The Bourgeoisie as a Joint-Stock Company," what term does the author first examine?
(a) Object.
(b) Myth.
(c) Bourgeoisie.
(d) Money.

4. What is the first point the author makes of the science of semiology in "Myth as a Semiological System"?
(a) The signification of a theory is only purposeful to a small percentage of objects.
(b) It is to become an object of philosophy before affecting a culture.
(c) Groups of people must agree on the meaning of the theories to become a myth.
(d) It only exists in theory at the time of writing.

5. "______, myth is on the right." How is this quote finished?
(a) Rarely.
(b) Usually.
(c) Essentially.
(d) Statistically.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Bourgeoisie as a Joint-Stock Company," what is the characterization of an unchanging humanity?

2. In "The Great Family of Men," what is "The Family of Men" the author discusses?

3. The workers mentioned in "The Great Family of Men" of the Goutte d'Or are from where?

4. According to "Myth as a Stolen Language," language cannot possibly be realistic or what?

5. Which of the following is not a general prospect of the pseudo-physis of the dreams of the contemporary bourgeois world?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. How must one understand the term "political" in "Myth is Depoliticized Speech"?

3. How does the author suggest that myth seeks after him (or you or I) in "The Signification"?

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 allows the reader of "Reading and Deciphering Myth" to consume myth innocently?

6. Why does the author believe cars have become the modern equivalent of Gothic cathedrals in "The New Citroen"?

7. How does the author suggest class and progressive humanism differ from one another in "The Great Family of Man"?

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

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

10. In "Myth is a Type of Speech" what does the author say that myth is? What does he say that a form of speech is?

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