Book One, Introduction to the Treatise on Love, Preface, Chapters 1-5
1. According to the author in the Preface, what was his reason for writing the book?
(a) Following his own dream to share his knowledge.
(b) Showing the world the error of its ways.
(c) Following orders from superiors.
(d) Helping a friend in love.
2. Who was Walter?
(a) A blind man who could not love because he could not see.
(b) A good friend of the author.
(c) The author's real name.
(d) A nobleman who never knew true love.
3. What did the author describe as the result of focusing on the beauty of another?
(a) Lustful thoughts.
(b) Pure passion.
(c) Innate suffering.
4. Before love becomes balanced on both sides, what did the author say happens to two people in love?
(a) No suffering is greater than theirs.
(b) No passion is purer than theirs.
(c) Their feelings change from lust to a sacred love.
(d) They experience the greatest anticipation of their lives.
This section contains 6,326 words
(approx. 22 pages at 300 words per page)