The Art of the Personal Essay: An Anthology from the Classical Era to the Present Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 50:

1.

Who is Hsun addressing in his essay "Death?" (from Chapter 4, Other Cultures, Other Continents)

2.

What topic chiefly interests James Baldwin? (from Chapter 5, The American Scene: Page 586-770)

3.

According to "Against Joie de Vivre," why can't the author enjoy life? (from Chapter 5, The American Scene: Page 586-770)

4.

Which of the following is NOT a well-known story written by Robert Louis Stevenson? (from Chapter 3, The Rise of the English Essay-Page 212-302)

5.

How can the writings of H. L. Mencken BEST be described? (from Chapter 5, The American Scene-Page 479-585)

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