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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who wrote "Leaving the Movie Theater?"
(a) Jose Luis Borges.
(b) Robert Louis Stevenson.
(c) Roland Barthes.
(d) Sara Suleri.

2. What illness did Virginia Woolf have to deal with at several times in her life?
(a) Depression.
(b) Paranoid Schizophrenia.
(c) Scarlet Fever.
(d) Impetigo.

3. Who wrote "An Apology for Idlers?"
(a) Plutarch.
(b) Robert Louis Stevenson.
(c) George Orwell.
(d) Maria Edgeworth.

4. Who is Hsun addressing in his essay "Death?"
(a) The emperor of China.
(b) His family.
(c) America.
(d) Death himself.

5. Before attempting personal essays, what kind of writer was Seymour Krim?
(a) Copywriter.
(b) Playwright.
(c) Critic.
(d) Newspaper reporter.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who wrote "This Tool Is Life?"

2. Who wrote "For My Brothers and Sisters in the Failure Business?"

3. What death did M.F.K. Fisher have to endure that she writes about?

4. Who wrote "Leaving the Movie Theater?"

5. Where did Walter Benjamin keep a library?

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