On Liberty Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. To what does he refer regarding persecution?

2. Who is Wilhelm Von Humboldt?

3. Who has provided a grand support of Mill's statement regarding variety of situation?

4. Who does the author assert endeavors to make everyone alike?

5. What does Mill want to see regarding his principles?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who is Wilhelm Von Humboldt?

2. What does Mill observe about Mormons?

3. What does Humboldt believe? Why might others disagree with him?

4. What does J.S. Mill imply at the end of the text regarding the nurturing of society?

5. What does Mill have to say about one's place in society in the Victorian age?

6. What has been the reaction to people who have trouble finding their proper place and balance within society?

7. What does Mill say about the impact of how one expresses his or her opinions?

8. What does the author say about finding one's proper place and balance within society?

9. How might the ideas and methods of Humboldt, Mill, and Taylor be useful?

10. To what does this analysis lead?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Mill believes the mental capabilities and other attributes of the members of society need to be nurtured.

Part 1) Why does he believe they need to be nurtured?

Part 2) Do you find this to be important? Why or why not?

Part 3) How have your mental capabilities and other attributes been nurtured by society and the state? How has this nurturing affected your personality, interests, and relationships with others? Has your nurturing been important? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

The tone of the book is very consistent.

Part 1) How do you know the tone of the book is consistent?

Part 2) How important is consistency, especially in a book such as this?

Part 3) How does this consistency affect and influence the reader? How might consistency also make it difficult for a reader to discern what is the truth?

Essay Topic 3

The ability to express one's opinions is powerful.

Part 1) Why is the ability to express one's opinion powerful?

Part 2) How has the author backed this claim with previous discussions and evidence?

Part 3) How is the ability to express one's opinion important to you? How has this freedom affected your life directly?

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