On Beauty and Being Just Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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 kind of book is this?
(a) Philosophical.
(b) Self Help.
(c) Hypnotical.
(d) Historical.

2. What did Plato say really caused children?
(a) The act of beauty replicating itself.
(b) The banal need for beauty.
(c) The repercussions of pride.
(d) The desire of men to see themselves.

3. What was Iris Murdoch's occupation?
(a) Preacher.
(b) Editor.
(c) Motivational Speaker.
(d) Writer.

4. What is every person seeking?
(a) All of these.
(b) Belonging.
(c) Love.
(d) Beauty.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What about beauty did those wanting to banish it say was destructive?

2. Why does the author want to perpetuate beauty?

3. Scarry says most beauty is what kind of event?

4. How did Da Vinci create beauty?

5. When was "The Morning Session" painted?

(see the answer key)

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