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Multiple Choice Questions

1. In the conclusion of Poem 609, Emily ____ from the house silently, like a thief, so no one will know she has been there.
(a) Crawls.
(b) Trots.
(c) Runs.
(d) Creeps.

2. Emily concludes Poem 1176 in saying that _____ would be normal if people weren't afraid to rise above themselves.
(a) Faith.
(b) Fortitude.
(c) Bravery.
(d) Honesty.

3. What voice is Poem 640 written in?
(a) Third person.
(b) Fourth person.
(c) First person.
(d) Second person.

4. In Poem 1692, Emily indicates she believes all should have the right to ___.
(a) Die.
(b) Cry.
(c) Love.
(d) Marry.

5. In Poem 1445, Emily writes about death. She states that death is a ____ who always gets the one it courts.
(a) Suitor.
(b) Lawyer.
(c) God.
(d) Arbiter.

6. In Poem 632, Emily states that the brain is the same weight as _______.
(a) The heart.
(b) The earth.
(c) God.
(d) The soul.

7. The ____ is the subject of Poem 737.
(a) Sea.
(b) Moon.
(c) Storm.
(d) Wind.

8. The subject of Poem 640 was obviously a _____ as Emily states that in heaven they would be judged because the object of her admiration "served Heaven" while Emily did not.
(a) Gardener.
(b) Social worker.
(c) Church worker.
(d) Doctor.

9. In Poem 809, Emily writes about the nature of love. She states that those who are loved are unable to do what?
(a) Forget.
(b) Remember.
(c) Be evil.
(d) Die.

10. In Poem 809, the act of being loved turns people into _______.
(a) Saints.
(b) Martyrs.
(c) Animals.
(d) Gods.

11. In Poem 1410, Emily notes the possible effects of her hidden _____ on her friends and family.
(a) Remorse.
(b) Actions.
(c) Thoughts.
(d) Feelings.

12. In Poem 1387 Emily describes a butterfly. Emily notes that even though the butterfly's wings are beautifully decorated, the butterfly still often closes its wings as if its decorations were not _____.
(a) Beautiful.
(b) Complete.
(c) Colorful.
(d) Transparent.

13. In Poem 762, Emily again addresses the subject of death. This time she writes about a ____ killed by a cat.
(a) Squirrel.
(b) Fish.
(c) Bird.
(d) Mouse.

14. Poem 739 depicts Emily's search for peace. She writes she often felt peace was at hand, almost as some see hallucinations of ______ where there is none.
(a) Friends.
(b) Gardens and tombs.
(c) Birds and butterflies.
(d) Land or water.

15. In Poem 1747, the parasol is generally associated with a ____ and is used mainly for decoration.
(a) Flower.
(b) Eyeglass.
(c) Raincoat.
(d) Fan.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Poem 1100, Emily writes about the death of a loved one. She first notes the night of the death was _____ for everyone not associated with the death.

2. In Poem 964, Emily writes about the way in which God accepts His children. Although Emily tells Jesus she does not know Him, He tells her who He is and _________.

3. In Poem 1763, Emily writes about fame. She compares this station in life to a ___.

4. In Poem 1021, Emily describes the life of the children of God. What, according to Emily, will these people often feel far from?

5. In Poem 1451, Emily writes about the guilt a person who disenchants even one ______ should feel.

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