On Beauty and Being Just Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through On Beauty and Being Fair.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Whom did Odysseus visit?
(a) Nice.
(b) Norad.
(c) Niciria.
(d) Nausicaa.

2. What did Wittgenstein say marked true beauty?
(a) Pride.
(b) Kindness.
(c) Anonymity.
(d) Replication.

3. What is NOT always found with beauty?
(a) Evil.
(b) Personality.
(c) Love.
(d) Goodness.

4. What replaces the paint brush for part of The Morning Session?
(a) Feathers.
(b) Palm fronds.
(c) Fingers.
(d) Ink pens.

5. How many kinds of perception does Scarry talk about in this book?
(a) Two.
(b) Five.
(c) Three.
(d) Four.

Short Answer Questions

1. What part of life did the demotion of beauty affect the most?

2. Who painted "The Morning Session"?

3. Which of these terms has a dual meaning?

4. Why do some people claim beauty is not earned?

5. What mid-century writer did Scarry quote to illustrate the link between beauty and justice?

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