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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Sonnet LXIII, what land does Neruda call "savage" and "deadly?"
(b) The desert.
(c) His own homeland.
2. What is the girl whose story Neruda is telling in Sonnet LXVIII made of?
3. In Sonnet LXX, which of Neruda's emotions is revealed after he is wounded?
(a) His grief.
(b) His anger.
(c) His selfishness.
(d) His pride.
4. In Sonnet C, what do Neruda and Matilde share that Neruda calls "victorious?"
(a) A smile.
(b) An embrace.
(c) A dream.
(d) A kiss.
5. According to Sonnet LX, what is Neruda afraid has wounded Matilde?
(a) His imperfections.
(b) His own critics.
(c) Her insecurities.
(d) His selfishness.
6. In Sonnet LVI, what word does Neruda say fills the world with doves?
7. Where is the pain Neruda experiences in Sonnet LXV?
(a) In his brain.
(b) In his leg.
(c) In his spirit.
(d) Between his ribs.
8. What time of day is described in Sonnet LXXIX?
9. In Sonnet LXXXIII, where is Matilde as she sleeps?
(a) Next to Neruda.
(b) In another country.
(c) In a hammock.
(d) In another bedroom.
10. In Sonnet LXXI, what human feature does Neruda describe the earth as having?
11. In Sonnet LXVI, what is the reason Neruda says he will die?
(a) Because he loves Matilde.
(b) Because he is so selfish.
(c) Because his heart has broken.
(d) Because he can not love Matilde.
12. What does Neruda say in Sonnet LVIII "snapped at his honest heels" with "sharp little teeth?"
13. According to Sonnet LXII, what is the only thing that Neruda and Matilde want and which is overshadowed by others?
(a) They want to live alone on Isla Negra.
(b) They want their families' approval.
(c) They only want to love each other.
(d) They want their life to be simple.
14. Where are Neruda and Matilde in Sonnet C?
(a) The clouds.
(b) The center of the earth.
15. In Sonnet LXIV, what malady of Neruda's does Matilde cure?
(a) A crushing loneliness.
(b) A heart of stone.
(c) A cynical mind.
(d) A broken heart.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Sonnet XCII, what does Neruda force himself not to contemplate?
2. In Sonnet LV, what does Neruda NOT say attacks "the honied contentment" of love?
3. What opposites does Neruda NOT consider in Sonnet LXVI?
4. In Sonnet LVII, who is defeated by the love between Matilde and Neruda's love?
5. In Sonnet XCVII, what mode of transportation does Neruda note has made "shoes and pathways... no longer enough?"
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