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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What did Yeats want to do to make the Gaelic play a success?
(a) Hire a famous actress.
(b) Post advertisements.
(c) Have Lady Gregory give the Prologue.
(d) Make an apology about Countess Cathleen.

3. What did Synge say helped him reach his acceptance?
(a) The marriage of his son.
(b) Visions from a friend.
(c) Letters from his daughter.
(d) The publication of his book.

4. What was Yeats told to avoid in his trance-like state?
(a) The ocean.
(b) Big cities.
(c) Automobiles.
(d) The woods.

5. What did Moore do that made Yeats incredibly upset?
(a) Had sordid love afffairs.
(b) Took the credit for their collaborative work.
(c) Spread rumors about Lady Gregory.
(d) Imitated his writing style.

Short Answer Questions

1. What two things did Yeats say were separate entities?

2. What caused Lady Gregory to move to her country estate?

3. Why was Yeats mad when the death of another writer got more attention than the death of Synge?

4. What impressed Yeats about the person who wrote a Gaelic play for him?

5. What was Maud doing when she needed protection?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did Yeats feel when he found out he was being considered for the Nobel Prize of Literature?

2. How did Yeats feel about literature education?

3. What did Yeats do to make the Gaelic play a success, and how was this plan almost ruined?

4. What kind of speeches did Maud give when Yeats accompanied her?

5. What did Yeats say was the main difference between religion and spirituality?

6. What was Yeats told while in a trance?

7. What was so controversial about Countess Cathleen?

8. What happened when Yeats got to Stockholm, and how did he feel about this?

9. How did the public treat Maud?

10. What did Yeats say was ruining the Ireland he loved?

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