5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Rousseau proclaims -
- Rousseau puts the imagination to the forefront. He says its good.
- 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.
- Augustine proclaims and repents. Rousseau proclaims and revels in his confession - he becomes arrogant about it stating that this would be his ticket into heaven.
- What is narcissism? How does Rousseau express the narcissistic side of Romanticism?
- a Rousseau says that the feelings are of the type one needs to fully engage in.
- b He will be completely honest, he is unique. While he claims to be the most unique individual, he states that he must be true to yourself.
- c 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.
- d 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.
- e Narcissism is the concentration of the self that shuts out others and their needs. Rousseau focuses in heavily on the self, so much so that individualism, or intrapersonal evaluation, becomes almost an obsession -it shows how far one's narcissism or focus on the self can go. Rousseau expresses it through his Confessions and he decides to be completely honest, regardless of the situation. Just be honest with yourself.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Augustine vs. Rousseau - Augustine views his life experience as something that's important to look back on.
- 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.
- Frankly, no one cares what you and I think. Rousseau is, but Rousseau supports idea.
- Other cultures have more community focus and orientation than a Western culture.
- Rousseau also may use it and say, "Here's everything I've done, good or bad."
5 True/False Questions
How does Rousseau exemplify the dominant values of his time period? → Rousseau also may use it and say, "Here's everything I've done, good or bad."
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 Smith → Section on individualism. Nature. Read.
What are the pros to "be true to your own self?" → Can learn from mistakes, be who God made you. Try to imitate Christ. Innocent. No two-face.
Why is this story historically relevant? → He will be completely honest, he is unique. While he claims to be the most unique individual, he states that he must be true to yourself.
Jean Jacques Rousseau - → He will be completely honest, he is unique. While he claims to be the most unique individual, he states that he must be true to yourself.