A Kierkegaard Anthology Test | Final Test - Hard

Robert W. Bretall
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 105 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

A Kierkegaard Anthology Test | Final Test - Hard

Robert W. Bretall
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 105 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. How do the common people see Kierkegaard according to Chapter 9?

2. What does Kierkegaard use the book review for?

3. What does Chapter 8 say about Hegel and his followers?

4. What period do The Journals cover?

5. What does Kierkegaard claim concerning man and the self in The Sickness Unto Death?

Short Essay Questions

1. If you are a Christian, what are you not doing according to Kierkegaard in Chapter 14, Training in Christianity?

2. What did Kierkegaard criticize about the sacraments?

3. What does Kierkegaard claim happens when we relate to our true selves?

4. Why didn't Kierkegaard write anything between 1851 to 1854 according to Chapter 16, The Journals?

5. How does Kierkegaard divide history in Chapter 9, The Present Age?

6. Why is Kierkegaard biased about the press?

7. How does Kierkegaard define spirit and self in Chapter 13, The Sickness Unto Death?

8. What does Kierkegaard aim to do in Chapter 15, Two Discourses at the Communion on Fridays?

9. What does Kierkegaard say Christianity offends?

10. What does Kierkegaard say about the individual?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss Kierkegaard's view of Socrates and examine similarities between Socrates and Kierkegaard. Use the text to support your discussion.

Essay Topic 2

Kierkegaard is considered the father of existentialism and maintained that the individual is responsible for giving life meaning. Discuss the tenets of existentialism and how it asserts the importance of human individuality.

Essay Topic 3

Writing under the pseudonym, Climacus, Kierkegaard describes faith in the language of the absurd in the sense of the improbable. Discuss Kierkegaard's use of the term with that of Albert Camus's understanding. Use the text to support your discussion and examine the paradox created.

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