Humanities Midterm

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Quiz to practice Humanities Midterm Study Guide

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Question 1

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What are the Elements of the Critical Method?
Answer
  • Unpacking
  • Analyzing
  • Understanding
  • Appreciating
  • Placing in Context
  • Making Connections
  • Internalizing
  • Utilizing
  • All of the above

Question 2

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Elements of the Critical Method: Asking
Answer
  • What do I actually see or hear?
  • What materials are present?
  • How does this work make me feel?
  • All of the above

Question 3

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Homer, and the Oral Tradition
Answer
  • Iliad- The account of the Trojan War. The narrative picks up after the siege of Troy has begun and ends before the war is over (in medi asres).
  • Odyssey- Recounts the return home to Ithaca of Hellenic hero Odysseus, his adventures and perils and his regaining of his home and throne.

Question 4

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What is Haiku?
Answer
  • Traditional Japanese with strict conventions
  • 17 stresses/syllables (5/7/5)(3 lines)
  • Juxtaposed concepts/imagery, chopped between
  • Natural/Seasonal theme and reference
  • All of the above

Question 5

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Discussion Questions: A Good Man is Hard to Find
Answer
  • Recap the storyline A story about a dysfunctional family taking a trip to Florida and their experience with a fugitive
  • Setting and time Mid fifties in Atlanta, GA road trip
  • What role does religion play? The grandmother uses religion to persuade the Misfit not to kill her but he didn't believe in it because he wasn't there to witness what is written on the bible.
  • Who is the hero? There is no hero in this story but maybe the owner of the restaurant Red Sammy that by allowing the two guys get free gas, potentially save his and his wife's life.
  • What is the moral? The moral of the story is that when you base your life in manipulation and self-righteousness, life eventually comes back and bite you in the behind.

Question 6

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Why Alvin Ailey is important?
Answer
  • He drew inspiration from his culture, rearing and religion
  • Incorporated traditional techniques with expressive techniques
  • Encouraged individualistic style and interpretation (in his performers)
  • Extensive national and international touring spread his artistic approach
  • All of the above

Question 7

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Philosophy is the study of Human knowledge and the ways we have of seeking or justifying such knowledge (multiple branches). Logic and the establishment of thought guidelines and norms.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Law is the establishment of rules and guidelines for human interaction and transaction to promote societal “good” and the preventative and punitive measures attendant (judicial and enforcement). Precedent plays a large role in the decision-making process.
Answer
  • True
  • False
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