The Discarded Image: An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did medieval man think guided the celestial spheres?

2. What is considered a perfect shape by medieval man?

3. What does Lewis say the medieval world imposed on objects?

4. What did medieval men use to predict things?

5. What does Lewis say about the medieval beliefs in the things they worshiped?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did Lewis say modern and medieval writers differ in terms of humility?

2. What is obvious about the medieval belief in mythological creatures?

3. How did the church feel about astrology?

4. How did the lower spheres move according to medieval scholars, and why?

5. What was the fifth element, and where did it exist?

6. What does Lewis say was the most important thing to remember about medieval belief in mythological creatures?

7. How did medieval people think fallen angels formed?

8. How did Lewis say Chaucer prefer to invent his stories and why?

9. What are some of the things that planets caused men to do according to astrology?

10. How did medieval theologians view the Fall?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is the sensitive spirit, and how is it divided? How did this idea affect the actions of medieval men?

Essay Topic 2

What role does mythology play in the medieval society and where does it appear? How was the culture altered by the presence of this mythology?

Essay Topic 3

What is the medieval model, and how did this affect the medieval society?

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