accepts the misfortunes

1. Kierkegaard (through the words of his narrator, Johannes de silentio) contrasts the “knight of faith” with the “Knight of Infinite Resignation,” who he describes as easily discerned by his confidence, his boldness, and his strange yet superior character. Which of the following represents Kierkegaard’s example of the knight of faith?

  a. someone who thinks he is swimming but is only “going through the motions”
  b. a tragic, idealistic hero who accepts the misfortunes fate has dealt to him.
  c. a petit bourgeois shopkeeper, or someone like a tax-collector or accountant.
  d. a diligent maid who sits all day at her work and at night sings a beautiful song.
  e. he who is praised by priests and poets.