Book 1, The Anatomy of Melancholy : Chapter 1, The Introductory Material
1. Which answer is not Burton's objective for writing "The Anatomy of Melancholy"?
(a) To disprove phychologists.
(b) To gain fame.
(c) To entertain.
(d) To change thought.
2. What is Burton doing with the work of Democritus?
(a) Disproving it.
(b) Further developing it.
(c) Undermininging it.
(d) Glorifying it.
3. What is the connection of Democritus and Democritus Junior?
(a) They are brothers.
(b) Their thoughts on melancholy.
(c) They are the same person.
(d) They are father and son.
4. Democritus provids the _____ viewpoint of melancholy.
5. When are Democritus's thoughts prevalent?
(a) Ancient times.
(d) The medieval period.
6. What makes melancholy of special interest to Democritus?
(a) He loves the sound of the word.
(b) He wants to help people.
(c) It is an undiscussed subject.
(d) He has a melancholic temperament himself.
7. "The Anatomy of Melancholy" addresses two conditions: unhappiness and ________.
(c) Clinical depression.
8. The most minor form of melancholy is a tendency towards _______ and sadness.
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