Quiz: Chapter 3, The Rise of the English Essay- Page 113-211
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
Directions: Circle the correct answer.
1. Why prompted Montaigne to retire from his career to pursue writing?
a) The death of his best friend.
b) His own bankruptcy.
c) The death of his wife.
d) The birth of his first child.
2. How was Montaigne's first book received?
a) It enjoyed a great deal of success.
b) It was largely ignored by the public.
c) It was scorned, and vilified in the newspapers.
d) It was self-published, and only three people got to see it at the time.
3. To what character may many of Montaigne's writings may be considered similar to?
4. What is Michel de...
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