The 120 Days of Sodom and Other Writings Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The 120 Days of Sodom: Introduction.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. At the opening of "Florville and Courval," how old is Courval?
(a) 50.
(b) 60.
(c) 45.
(d) 55.

2. Whom did Klossowski quote about "original sin"?
(a) Locke.
(b) Descartes.
(c) Hobes.
(d) Joseph de Maistre.

3. Who were the first novelists in Europe where "we dwell today"?
(a) The Gauls.
(b) The Romans.
(c) The Italians.
(d) The Greeks.

4. What did Sade believe existed outside of the three kingdoms of species and creatures?
(a) Sin.
(b) An original and eternal Nature.
(c) Man.
(d) God.

5. What did Sade call Villeterque at the opening of his reply to him?
(a) Criminal.
(b) Dismissed.
(c) Hack writer.
(d) Sinner.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the book's introduction, how many times has Duc de Blangis been married?

2. What did Sade "push to a point" where "it will be invested with the form of a truly transcendental fatalism"?

3. The "society" collect dues for __________.

4. During the storming of the Bastille, how many volumes of Sade's library were looted?

5. At the end of his review, what did Villeterque say would happen to Rousseau, Voltaire, Marmontel, Fielding, and Richardson?

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