The Anatomy of Melancholy Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 1, First Partition : Chapter 3, Melancholia Cont..

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Burton begin discussing his methodology for dealing with melancholy in Chapter 2?
(a) Through metaphor.
(b) Through a chart.
(c) Through riddles.
(d) Through historical references.

2. Burton sees destruction by natural disasters as _______.
(a) Permanent.
(b) Minor.
(c) Temporary.
(d) Unimportant.

3. Aside from magnitude, Burton discusses _____.
(a) History.
(b) Myths.
(c) Treatment.
(d) Society.

4. Burton regards all magnitudes of melancholy as _______.
(a) Supernatural.
(b) Debilitating.
(c) Overrated.
(d) Uncommon.

5. Burton agrees with divine justice in that ____ causes suffering.
(a) Sin.
(b) Age.
(c) Fear.
(d) Idleness.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the connection of Democritus and Democritus Junior?

2. Who is the target for Burton's book?

3. Divine justice suggests people have ______ control over what happens to them.

4. Burton describes "______" victims as people who suffer by no wrongdoing of their own.

5. "The Anatomy of Melancholy" addresses two conditions: unhappiness and ________.

(see the answer key)

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