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"A Song for St. Cecilia's Day"
by John Dryden
According to Dryden in "A Song for St. Cecilia's Day," music:
a)is a balance between the natural and spiritual world
b)has no place in religion
c)should be saved for heaven
d)none of the above
I chose a.
The theme of "St. Cecilia's Day" is:
a)St. Cecilia should be celebrated
b)the role of harmony in the universe
c)music is relaxing
d)music is a God
I chose b.
From his diary, we can deduce that Samuel Pepys was a/an:
b)logical and straightforward man
c)active man in the political scene
d) both b and c
I chose d.
Candide's name was appropriate for his character because:
a) his was power hungry
b)he was ambitious
c) candied means "glory"
d)he was honest and simple-minded
I chose d
Voltaire and Swift both satirize:
a)the people of London
b)the self-serving nature of rulers and governments
c)the educational system of London
I chose d.
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2. (in case you are looking for related sites, they are down below): http://www.poetry-archive.com/d/a_song_for_st_cecilias_day.html
3. (You Tube & a recitation): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jihpFOclPt0
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About Swift, Molière & Voltaire:
Those all look correct to me.