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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through <I>Estrangement: Extracts from a Diary Kept in 1909</I>,.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Yeats compare poetry to?
(a) A young person in love.
(b) A war with words.
(c) A country.
(d) A religion.

2. What season did Yeats like to spend with Lady Gregory?
(a) Autumn.
(b) Winter.
(c) Summer.
(d) Spring.

3. Who died while Wilde was in prison?
(a) His daughter.
(b) His wife.
(c) His mother.
(d) His lover.

4. Who was president of the Young Ireland Society?
(a) Donnaghy.
(b) O'Leary.
(c) Callaghan.
(d) O'Malley.

5. What did Yeats think of most of the people who joined his poetry society?
(a) They were insincere.
(b) They were uneducated.
(c) They were boring.
(d) They were ungrateful.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why did a schoolmate teach Yeats to box?

2. What did Yeats see that visions affected?

3. What was Yeats told to avoid in his trance-like state?

4. Where did Yeats write about how his work made him feel?

5. What made Taylor so close to insane?

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