English 11

Spring 2017

Mr. Spragins


Quiz on Modern Consciousness: Nietzsche, Freud, Darwin, Marx


Answer the following questions in a sentence or two.

  1. Why did Nietzsche believe that Christian morality’s stress on love, compassion and pity was harmful to people?
  2.  According to Freud, what impact might trauma during childhood have a young adult?
  3. What did Social Darwinists say about the causes of poverty?
  4. How would Marx have described the economy in New York City in the 1890's?