Ethical Criticism Quiz

Five major players have contributed greatly to the development of ethical criticism. These include Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, Emmanuel Levinas, Wayne Clayson Booth, and Martha Nussbaum.

This quiz will provide you with the opportunity to test your knowledge of the major figures in ethical criticism. Also, this quiz should give you some familiarity with the major works that have contributed to the rise of ethical criticism.

Created by: Amy

  1. Which of the major figures in ethical criticism wrote In Defense of Ethical Criticism, which presented the example of the influence of anti-Semitic texts on Nazis?
  2. Which major figure in ethical criticism wrote the 1988 book The Company We Keep: An Ethics of Fiction?
  3. Which of the following is an influential text of ethics written by Aristotle?
  4. Emmanuel Levinas focuses on ethics as they relate to __________.
  5. Aquinas' ideas regarding the affect of the author were influenced by _____________.
  6. Which of the following figures in ethical criticism combined a philosophy of ethics with a philosophy of theology?
  7. Works influencing ethical criticism were written as early as ______________.
  8. One person still active in the ethical criticism field today is _____________.
  9. This ethical philosopher directly influenced Aristotle's philosophy.
  10. Wayne Clayson Booth argues that the way a text is written can influence the reader's experience in which book?

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