English Odyssey Unit 2 Lesson 3

What is the difference between sarcasm and verbal irony?Sarcasm is funnier than verbal irony.Sarcasm is an uncommon form of verbal irony.Sarcasm is verbal irony used in a mocking way.Sarcasm is generally produced by unintelligent people. Sarcasm is verbal irony used in a mocking way.
What is public morality?the moral principles a leader claims to the public to live bya public absence of moralitythe rules every leader should live bythe moral principles a leader lives by when the public is not watching the moral principles a leader claims to the public to live by
Machiavelli’s statement “… It appears to me more appropriate to follow up the real truth of the matter rather than the imagination of it …” can best be paraphrased as, _____.It is more appropriate to actually follow through on things than to imagine following through.It is more appropriate to imagine an ideal world than it is to confront evil.It is more appropriate to not imagine anything about the morality of a leader.It is more appropriate to state things as they are rather than as we imagine them to be. It is more appropriate to state things as they are rather than as we imagine them to be.
Who was Lorenzo de’ Medici?Machiavelli’s archenemya famous Renaissance paintera Renaissance moralistthe ruler of Florence the ruler of Florence
What experience helped Machiavelli form his viewpoints on effective leadership?being actively involved in the politics of his timeyears of practice using persuasive techniqueslong talks with Lorenzo de’ Medicihis own experience of political success being actively involved in the politics of his time
… He who neglects what is done for what ought to be done, sooner effects his ruin than his preservation; for a man who wishes to act entirely up to his professions of virtue soon meets with what destroys him among so much that is evil.What is Machiavelli’s advice to a leader who is confronted with doing the virtuous thing or the thing that best assures survival?to choose the course that will ensure survivalto choose to do what is best for the peopleto choose the virtuous courseto choose destruction rather than violate a moral code to choose the course that will ensure survival
According to Machiavelli, what was his purpose in writing The Prince?to become a famous writerto secure a government positionto embarrass and expose Lorenzo de’ Medicito explain the real truth behind effective leadership to explain the real truth behind effective leadership
… something which looks like a virtue, if followed, would be his [a leader’s] ruin; whilst something else, which looks like a vice, yet followed brings him peace and prosperity.Machiavelli’s advice can best be paraphrased as _____.Follow virtue, even if it leads to ruin.Beware: vice can often look like virtue.Take the action, whether virtuous or evil, that leads to peace and prosperity.Make decisions quickly, without taking too much time to think about them. Take the action, whether virtuous or evil, that leads to peace and prosperity.

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