Autobiographies Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Death of Synge,.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did some of Yeats's friends all have dreams of?
(a) The fall of the English government.
(b) Yeats's wedding.
(c) Synge's death.
(d) War planes over head.

2. What helped Yeats break free from imitating his father's style?
(a) Spiritualism.
(b) A dream.
(c) A talk with a teacher.
(d) Mysticism.

3. Which of the following was NOT a gift given to Yeats by Lady Gregory?
(a) Pen set.
(b) Money.
(c) Leather chair.
(d) Encouraging letters.

4. What impressed Yeats about the person who wrote a Gaelic play for him?
(a) They wrote all day long.
(b) They were open to critiques.
(c) They were fast and professional.
(d) Their plot line was so intricate.

5. Who did Yeats think was not appreciated during his life?
(a) Shaw.
(b) Shakespeare.
(c) Synge.
(d) Wilde.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who often shared Yeats's visions?

2. What did Yeats pursue when he gave up physical pleasures?

3. What strange thing did Johnson do when he met Yeats?

4. Why was Yeats afraid to ask his best friend permission for something he wanted to do?

5. Who taught Yeats what he taught his sponsor?

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