On Beauty and Being Just Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

Elaine Scarry
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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. How many conclusions did Scarry have about Odysseus's visit?
(a) Three.
(b) Five.
(c) Four.
(d) Six.

2. What kind of approach does Scarry say Marxism takes?
(a) Religious.
(b) Generational.
(c) Political.
(d) Theoretical.

3. What kind of limitation does Scarry say keeps most people from seeing beauty?
(a) Religious.
(b) Physical.
(c) Mental.
(d) Emotional.

4. Who introduced the concept that led to the demotion of beauty?
(a) Paul.
(b) Cisero.
(c) Kant.
(d) Lund.

5. How did Scarry feel about Plato's ideas about beauty?
(a) She is amused by them.
(b) She is confused by them.
(c) She hates them.
(d) She agreed with them.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the poet who wrote about mistakes in beauty describe these mistakes?

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

3. What did Andreas write about?

4. Where did Matisse do most of his work?

5. What does Scarry say brings about equality in society?

(see the answer key)

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