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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What might indicate that love has returned?
2. If the beloved wanted something unreasonable, what did the author advise to do?
3. When the higher noblewoman made an accusation about the man's interest in love, how did he respond?
4. In what way did the author say that greedy women love?
5. How should a lover behave toward the beloved to retain love?
Essay Topic 1
Called "terrible" and "dangerous," the author provided many warnings against fooling with love. List at least three examples each for how love is both dangerous and terrible. Provide a real-life example of each you listed.
Essay Topic 2
Review the dialogues, paying careful attention to the romantic advances of the men involved in them. What similarities do you observe in all of the interactions on the part of the men as they interact with women of varying social rankings. What are the greatest differences? With which social rank of woman do you sense that the man was most respectful and "well behaved?" With which was he the worst?
Essay Topic 3
In Book Three, the author stated that it is unclear what good comes to men through love besides the love itself. In fact, the author cited many examples of harm that can come from love. In what ways can love cause the following: loss of honor, threat to chastity and destruction of peace?
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