On Beauty and Being Just Test | Final Test - Medium

Elaine Scarry
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Euripides describe in detail?
(a) Huts.
(b) Churches.
(c) Ships.
(d) Assembly halls.

2. What symbolizes social justice for Scarry?
(a) The moon.
(b) The sky.
(c) The stars.
(d) The earth.

3. What implications are investigated in the section on being fair?
(a) None of these.
(b) Legal implication.
(c) Religious implications.
(d) Moral implications.

4. Which of these 'nots' is NOT associated with beauty?
(a) Not righteous.
(b) Not male.
(c) Not night.
(d) Not harmful.

5. What does beauty unseen improve?
(a) The possibilities of the next generation.
(b) The mystery of the world.
(c) God's love.
(d) Our self interest.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Scarry say the desire for social good manifests itself?

2. Why do people seek out beauty?

3. Who said that all things aspire to equality?

4. Who says that beauty removes us from our bodies?

5. What did Scarry salute?

Short Essay Questions

1. Where does Scarry see the most vulnerability in beauty being admired?

2. What did Augustine say all people sought after?

3. What is the double meaning of fairness?

4. What did Plato say about the beauty of one?

5. What feeling do most people achieve when they seek beauty?

6. What does Scarry say about critics of beauty?

7. What does Scarry say about beauty leading to urges?

8. With what does the search for beauty make a compact?

9. What does Scarry say comes to a community before justice?

10. How does Scarry end this book?

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