On Beauty and Being Just Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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. What is Scarry's hope for the next generation?
(a) They appreciate beauty.
(b) They they understand her words.
(c) They reinstate beauty into religion.
(d) They find true justice.

2. What does Matisse say should increase beauty in strange things?
(a) Happy memories.
(b) Cultural differences.
(c) Agreeable opinions.
(d) Love.

3. What does Matisse blame for her preference in trees?
(a) Heart ache.
(b) Cultural differences.
(c) Things her father said.
(d) Past experiences.

4. What shocked Scarry about the bird in the tree?
(a) It was not how she thought it would be.
(b) It was beautiful.
(c) It was scary.
(d) It was larger than life.

5. Beauty is compacted with ______________.
(a) Quality.
(b) Equality.
(c) Tension.
(d) Justice.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is "The Painter and His Model, Studio Interior" about?

2. What object did Matisse write about?

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

4. How did Scarry feel about Plato's ideas about beauty?

5. What impulse does Scarry say beauty creates?

(see the answer key)

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