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

Short Answer Questions

1. Boorstin begins Chapter 5 - Section II discussing the differences between "ideal-thinking" and what?

2. The third aspect of successful advertising discussed by Boorstin in Chapter 5 - Section IV is what?

3. Daniel J. Boorstin was appointed twelfth Librarian of the United States Congress from 1975 until when?

4. What major movie studio did Carl Laemmle originate?

5. Who developed an early printing press in 1436?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe Adolph Hitler's discussion of propaganda in Mein Kampf. How did Hitler implement this technique in order to gain control in Germany?

Essay Topic 2

Describe the effect and influence of the development and publication of digests, such as "Reader's Digest." What does Boorstin conclude the effect was on literature?

Essay Topic 3

What are the characteristics described of the pseudo-event in Chapter 1? Define each and give examples from the text.

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