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5 Matching questions

  1. Tradition still anchored experience back in the Enlightenment. Then, the ideal of joyous liberation from this experience was important: a child has superior insight because they are innocent.
  2. Rousseau puts the imagination to the forefront. He says its good.
  3. What are the pros to "be true to your own self?"
  4. Why is this story historically relevant?
  5. Rousseau believes that being brutally honest will save him.
  1. a Because this was ridiculously radical at the time of when this was written. He says that if one is self-aware, one can earn salvation.
  2. b New and Old - mischaracterize the American Revolution - not caused by the romantic movement. There are political implications. Democracy > Hierarchy. Before there was this sense of place.
  3. c He claims to be radically honest. In the sixth book, he fears Hell. He wonders if he'll go. He throws the rock at the tree--he's SAVED. Homework - really read/carefully read.
  4. d Rousseau also may use it and say, "Here's everything I've done, good or bad."
  5. e Can learn from mistakes, be who God made you. Try to imitate Christ. Innocent. No two-face.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Other cultures have more community focus and orientation than a Western culture.
  2. What are Rousseau's new moral assumptions? Happiness equals moral achievement. He believed that the individual should be completely honest, he holds beliefs in self-knowledge (intrapersonal examination), and feelings are important.
  3. 19th Century - Romanticism - implies a new emphasis on imagination, feeling, and value of the primitive and untrammeled, kind or "man." We have a real focus on the individual.
  4. Autobiographies give the author an opportunity to go back over their lives. Augustine writes about he was running from God. He fathered a child out of wedlock. Riches. In learning, knowledge, philosophy -traveling, fleeing from his mother. Augustine's a brilliant man, but Rousseau is similar. He is also brilliant.
  5. Rousseau makes illusions and references to the original confession. When you write an autobiography, you have to have a pretty strong ego. You've got to say that my life is important enough for you to read about it. <<GOOD TITLE.

5 True/False questions

  1. In his presentation of himself, does Rousseau insist on his uniqueness or his commonness?He insists on his uniqueness: "I am made unlike any one I have ever met..." (497).


  2. Does it sound arrogant? Yes. We share our testimony to give God glory; that's not arrogant. There can be other reasons.Frankly, no one cares what you and I think. Rousseau is, but Rousseau supports idea.


  3. Feeling is the primary vehicle of knowing in the Romanticism.Rousseau says "There is no one else in the world like me. I am unique." Where does this uniqueness come from? Focus on the individual.


  4. Authenticity - "I am me" in the romanticism.In the Enlightenment, there is reason = knowledge. In the Enlightenment we have the community.


  5. Laissez faire = leave it alone. People respond. If there's a natural disaster on the coast, people need sheet rock. Plywood. Well, if the government comes and says you can only charge $20 a sheet of plywood, there's no incentive. If you can go down there, and help out, you can make a quick profit. Prices will eventually go back down. If you leave it alone, the market will self regulate<<thought up by Adam SmithSection on individualism. Nature. Read.


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