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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. Who wrote the first appendix in Collected Poems?
(a) C. Day Lewis.
(b) Edmund Blunden.
(c) Wilfred Owen.
(d) John Keats.
2. What does the speaker imagine in "The One Remains?"
3. What is greater than the sound of instruments, according to "Music?"
(a) A child's laugh.
(b) Music made by two lovers.
(c) The sound of ceased gunfire.
(d) A mother saying, "I love you."
4. Where does the speaker kiss the sleeping woman in "The Sleeping Beauty?"
(a) On the cheek.
(b) On the lips.
(c) On her eyelids.
(d) On her nose.
5. Who was Owen's primary literary inspiration?
(a) Siegfried Sassoon.
(b) William Blake.
(c) T. S. Eliot.
(d) John Keats.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the speaker compare people to in "O World of many Worlds?"
2. According to "Sonnet: To a Child," what do children realize about the world that affects their wisdom?
3. _____________dream of time before the war in "The Roads Also."
4. Who is the speaker in "Shadwell Stair?"
5. Why are soldiers crouched in a trench in "Cramped in that Funnelled Hole?"
Short Essay Questions
1. What is personification? How does Owen use it in "Cramped in that Funnelled Hole?"
2. What is the hole cut in Europe? Why is it called "the Path of Glory?"
3. How are "To Eros" and "My Shy Hand" different from the other poems in the section?
4. What did Owen's first gas attack lead him to realize about war?
5. Why will the soldiers never be as happy as they were as children in "Happiness?"
6. Why is the death of the soldier a sweet experience in "Has Your Soul Sipped?"
7. What are the four gems in "Spells and Incantation?" What does each represent?
8. According to the first appendix in Collected Poems, why were many of Owen's poems destroyed?
9. Why doesn't the speaker grow old in "To the Bitter Sweet-heart: a Dream?" What does this imply?
10. Why is the woman in "The Imbecile" an imbecile? Who thinks this of her?
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