On Beauty and Being Just Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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. Which of these terms has a dual meaning?
(a) Fairness.
(b) Mercy.
(c) Beauty.
(d) Pain.

2. What is the second of the four examples used to disprove those who want to banish beauty?
(a) Gods.
(b) Gardens.
(c) Poems.
(d) Persons.

3. Which of these is one of the mental actions Scarry says beauty inspires?
(a) Perceiving.
(b) Computing.
(c) Judging.
(d) Receiving.

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

5. Whom did Danto write to in his excerpt in this book?
(a) Brittany.
(b) Beatrice.
(c) Bonnie.
(d) Bethany.

Short Answer Questions

1. What kind of book is this?

2. What is the third phase used to illustrate the link between beauty and justice?

3. Plato said the beauty of one could lead to ____________.

4. What kind of approach does Scarry say Marxism takes?

5. Why does Scarry say a certain tree loses its beauty?

(see the answer key)

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