1. Know the content of “The Temple of Fashion”. Be able to state the main idea (thesis) and know the main comparisons that Nelson makes to support it. Also be able to summarize her final, political point.
2. Know the content of “Mechanization of Modern Culture”. Study especially paragraphs 3 and 6: know who the Benedictines were and what they had to do with time keeping. Know the meanings of canonical hours, organic time and mechanical time.
3. Be able to summarize the main ideas of EITHER Scene 7 OR Scene 13 of Galileo. Read the “Introduction” to the play also, particularly as it explains why Brecht re-wrote the play after 1945. The text of the scenes will be provided during the quiz to refer to.