G. K. Chesterton' s The Fallacy of Success: Summary & Themes


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Chesterton makes the point that self-help books that teach about success really only teach what?

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1. What are the two ways to success, according to Chesterton?

2. Chesterton begins his essay with a paradox. What are the conflicting elements of his paradox?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These examinations are going to center around important subjects such as Chesterton's opinion on books that teach success, his ideal, and his views on the actual recipe for success.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To put it more exactly, you'll be quizzed about:

  • The concept Chesterton believes most success books focus on
  • Two ways to success, in accordance with Chesterton
  • Elements of Chesterton's paradox
  • The ideal Chesterton wants us to return to

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Chesterton's look at the components of success and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related The Fallacy of Success lesson about Chesterton's paradox
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Chesterton's ideal

Additional Learning

Keep learning about the contents of this quiz/worksheet when you read our affiliated lesson. This lesson, G.K. Chesterton's The Fallacy of Success: Summary & Themes, is going to cover:

  • Chesterton's definition of success
  • The path to success
  • Different parts of The Fallacy of Success
  • The goal of The Fallacy of Success