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Proem

Proem

by Octavio Paz

Proem: Name that Philosopher! Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Proem? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which philosopher mentioned in the poem had a philosophy school called the Garden?


Epicurus
Netzahualcoyotl
Octavio Paz
Plato
Q. Which of the philosophers mentioned in the poem came up with the allegory of the cave?


Epicurus
Netzahualcoyotl
Octavio Paz
Plato
Q. Which of the philosophers mentioned in the poem was king of an ancient Mexican tribe?


Epicurus
Netzahualcoyotl
Octavio Paz
Plato
Q. Which of the philosophers mentioned in the poem believed in reducing fear and pain in order to live a good life?


Epicurus
Netzahualcoyotl
Octavio Paz
Plato
Q. Which of the philosophers mentioned in the poem believed that philosopher-kings should rule us all?


Epicurus
Netzahualcoyotl
Octavio Paz
Plato
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