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Assess your class's reading comprehension with this short reading quiz. A paragraph about Jean Jacques Rousseau and his contributions to the Enlightenment provides different types of context clues, which readers can use to answer the four following questions. A short answer key is available as well.
Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), is hard to classify. As he states in the Confessions, he “is without precedent.” Like other neoclassical writers, he drew inspiration from classical sources (Augustine’s Confessions); however, many of his themes are romantic. Introduce viewers to this complex man with a PowerPoint that uses excerpts from his Confessions to reveal his “inmost soul.”