The Art of Courtly Love Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why were nuns advised to fiercely avoid love?

2. What happens when love starts to decline?

3. In the author's reviews of decisions in love cases, what was the outcome of the case in which a lady forbade a man to love another and enforced a very severe punishment?

4. In what way did the author explain that a certain class was akin to horses and mules?

5. In the conversation between the higher nobleman and the higher noblewoman, while she remained deeply skeptical and expressed a lack of interest, what did the man do?

Essay Topics

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

The author warned Walter to avoid many of the pitfalls of love, including avoiding romance with certain people. Explain why the author warned Walter to avoid the following three types of women: nuns, prostitutes and greedy women.

Essay Topic 3

Throughout the dialogues, the women, regardless of their social ranking, continually rebuff the advances of the men who sought to pursue them romantically. Review the dialogues and the women's responses to the men's advances. What similarities to you observe in their responses? What are the greatest differences?

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