Chapter 1, Approaching Abjection
1. In Chapter 1, Kristeva gives what kind of account of the abject?
2. What does Kristeva name as the chief features of the abject?
(a) Its explicitness.
(b) Its universality.
(c) Its ambiguity.
(d) Its lucidity.
3. Kristeva says the abject is somewhere between being an object and what?
(a) Being a subject.
(b) Not being a subject.
(c) Not being an object.
(d) Being nothing.
4. Kristeva says the abject is never considered to be what?
(a) A pseudo-object.
(b) A substance.
(c) A question.
(d) An argument.
5. Kristeva says a person relates to his or her world through what?
(b) Other people.
(d) Their background.
6. According to Kristeva's definition of the abject, the abject cannot be acknowledged through what?
7. Kristeva compares the abject to the experience of looking at a corpse and seeing what?
(a) A person which should be alive.
(b) Nothing at all.
(c) Someone who never lived.
(d) A living being.
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