On Beauty and Being Just Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

Elaine Scarry
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 113 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

On Beauty and Being Just Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

Elaine Scarry
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was Proust's occupation?
(a) Teacher.
(b) Preacher.
(c) Writer.
(d) Philosopher.

2. What is Scarry's third conclusion about Odysseus's visit?
(a) Beauty cannot always last.
(b) Beauty is life saving.
(c) Beauty can be evil.
(d) Beauty is new.

3. What does Scarry say about things that once were beautiful but change?
(a) All of these.
(b) They show use ourselves.
(c) They are hard on the heart.
(d) They confuse the ideas of beauty.

4. Who wrote about Odysseus?
(a) Plato.
(b) Homer.
(c) Heracles.
(d) Sophocles.

5. What object did Matisse write about?
(a) Ivy vines.
(b) Roses.
(c) Sea shells.
(d) Palm fronds.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Scarry's second conclusion about Odysseus's visit?

2. What does Scarry say validates the existence of some things?

3. When did beauty in post colonialism make a huge entrance in studies?

4. What kind of approach does Scarry say Marxism takes?

5. What led to Proust's desire to stay somewhere the rest of his life?

Short Essay Questions

1. For what is Matisse known?

2. Why did Plato say people had children?

3. What impulses does Scarry say beauty causes?

4. What shocked Scarry about seeing a real owl?

5. What does Scarry say errors in beauty really show us?

6. What did Proust want to spend his life doing, and why?

7. Why does Scarry say some people do not defend beauty?

8. What does Scarry say many philosophers have a hard time defining?

9. How does Scarry say that visual art is replicated?

10. What is the first error of beauty explained by Scarry?

(see the answer keys)

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