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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What did MacGregor say could trigger thoughts?
(a) Smells.
(b) Symbols.
(c) Winds.
(d) Sounds.

3. Who did Yeats watch react to instincts when he was an older man?
(a) His son.
(b) His wife.
(c) His daughter.
(d) His servant.

4. Who reminded Yeats of his grandfather?
(a) William Morris.
(b) Henley.
(c) Dowden.
(d) O'Leary.

5. What kind of college did Hyde attend?
(a) Socialist.
(b) Gaelic.
(c) Catholic.
(d) Protestant.

6. What did MacGregor teach Yeats about?
(a) Theology.
(b) Symbolism.
(c) Mysticism.
(d) Romanticism.

7. Why did Yeats's father move to England?
(a) To visit a relative.
(b) To collect an inheritance.
(c) To pursue his art.
(d) To give his son an education.

8. What caused some of Yeats's family members to withdraw from his visits?
(a) His beliefs.
(b) His rude nature.
(c) His reputation.
(d) His addiction to alcohol.

9. Where was Rhys from?
(a) England.
(b) Scotland.
(c) Ireland.
(d) Wales.

10. How was Yeats's sponsor familiar with Mysticism?
(a) He was a faith healer.
(b) He had a second-sighted maid.
(c) He was familiar with Yeats's medium.
(d) He had seen his mother raised from the dead.

11. Where did Yeats get the starving artist a job?
(a) An advertising company.
(b) A hospital.
(c) A grocery store.
(d) An art school.

12. Which lessons did Yeats's father think were the most important for his son to learn?
(a) History.
(b) Greek and Latin.
(c) Arithmetic.
(d) Literature.

13. What would Yeats and his sponsor do while they discussed what Yeats taught him?
(a) Take long walks.
(b) Drink in a tavern.
(c) Fish in the stream.
(d) Sit in chairs.

14. What was Henley's occupation?
(a) Artist.
(b) Teacher.
(c) Scientist.
(d) Poet.

15. Who taught Yeats what he taught his sponsor?
(a) Russel.
(b) Oscar Wilde.
(c) MacGregor.
(d) Henley.

Short Answer Questions

1. What political belief did Yeats begin to explore after his move from Dublin?

2. What happened that made Henley deeply depressed?

3. Why did Dowson say he drank so much?

4. What caused Wilde to lose respect in his writing?

5. Why did a schoolmate teach Yeats to box?

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