On the Good Life Test | 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

Describe what makes people become friends, according to Laelius: on Friendship. Explain what qualities Laelius believes makes a good friend.

Essay Topic 2

Analyze and explain the effectiveness and purpose of the writing style of On the Orator. Discuss how this writing style is supportive of the subject being discussed.

Essay Topic 3

Analyze and discuss how the role of Africanus in Chapter 3: Laelius: On Friendship and Chapter 5: The Dream of Scipio are both similar and yet different. Discuss how the role of Africanus is different from the other characters in each chapter of "On The Good Life."

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