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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. Why did Campbell say moral law brought no security?
2. What did Campbell say Medieval society was based on?
3. What did the other half of people in religion say about what half of the people said was truth?
4. What was said to have cut short experiences?
5. What in the desert did Navajos attach mythological meaning to?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Campbell like visiting Japan so much?
2. How did the Shinto religion differ from most Western religions?
3. What did Semitic traditions require that others did not, and why?
4. What did Campbell say would bring victory over patriarchal provincialism?
5. What did Campbell say Westerners were yearning for?
6. How did Campbell describe myths?
7. What did Campbell say Mythology's religious function was?
8. What did Campbell say metaphors truly described?
9. What did Campbell say was the second function of metaphor?
10. How did Campbell say gurus were attracting Western youth?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What were some of the different reasons given for the death of Christ, and how did these affect Campbell's ideas about Christianity?
Essay Topic 2
How did Astrology affect the medieval culture, and what was the Church's stance on this belief?
Essay Topic 3
Science was a major theme in this book. Where did it appear, and how was it used to further the informational tone of the book?
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