On the Good Life Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of writing style is "Laelius: On Friendship" written in?

2. What is the length like of "Dream of Scipio"?

3. What does Laelius argue against the Stoics?

4. When was Laelius born in relation to when Cicero wrote "Laelius: On Friendship"?

5. What do the orbits of the planets produce, in "The Dream of Scipio"?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Compare and contrast the Greek's philosophy to the Stoic's philosophy on what makes a good and happy life.

Essay Topic 2

Analyze and explain which of Cicero's works in "On The Good Life" are a response to Caesar and his rule. Discuss how Cicero feels about Caesar's dictatorial role.

Essay Topic 3

Analyze and discuss how the theme of moral goodness and virtue recur throughout Cicero's works in "On The Good Life." Discuss how those two traits connect to each chapter.

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