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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What phrase is uttered by the man who leans over the poem's speaker in After Death?
(a) "Why will you not wake?"
(b) "Alas, my love is gone."
(c) "Death has done us part."
(d) "Poor child, poor child."
2. With what exclamation does the poem's speaker respond to her auditor's curiosity in the first stanza of Winter: My Secret?
3. For what purpose does the speaker of A Summer Wish believe the rose is chiefly meant?
(a) To give delight.
(b) To prick the unwary.
(c) To be fragrant.
(d) To woo hearts.
4. What does the speaker in the first poem entitled Song say ought to be placed on the grave of those who died in their prime?
5. How many of the women singing of love yet lives in the poem, A Triad?
6. What is nursed in its grave by Death in Spring?
(c) The dying.
7. At what hour does the sun scorch up the world in Spring?
(a) The setting hour.
(c) The dawning hour.
(d) Two in the afternoon.
8. What emotion does the man in After Death feel for the poem's speaker in the latter's posthumous condition?
9. Like what flower does one of the women singing of love bloom like in A Triad?
(a) A hyacinth.
(b) A rose.
(c) A gardenia.
(d) A tulip.
10. What does the man in After Death who leans over the poem's speaker do after moving away from her?
(a) Weep quietly.
(b) Sob uncontrollably.
(c) Sing a hymn.
(d) Laugh senselessly.
11. To what is the bride of the poem compared in the first stanza of Maude Clare?
(a) A queen.
(b) A matron.
(c) A hawk.
(d) A village maid.
12. What does the speaker in the first poem entitled Song say ought to be given to those in the flush of youth?
13. Where does the great lord first see cousin Kate in the poem of the same name?
(a) At her grandfather's estate.
(b) At the local market.
(c) At her father's gate.
(d) At her coming out ball.
14. Whose wings does God guide in Spring?
(a) The vibrant cardinals'.
(b) The bright-eyed eagles'.
(c) The cleft swallows'.
(d) The dipping martins'.
15. In A Summer Wish, the poem's speaker wishes she could bloom her hour as a rose in spite of what?
(a) No sunlight.
(b) Poor soil.
(c) A lack of water.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the speaker in the first poem entitled Song say ought to be placed on the grave of those who died in their youth?
2. In the first stanza of Echo, the speaker demands that her auditor come to her with eyes as bright as what?
3. What adjective is used to describe the door that, "opening, letting in, lets out no more" in the second stanza of Echo?
4. What does one want, according to the speaker in the second stanza of Winter: My Secret, on a "nipping day, a biting day"?
5. What is the last word of Spring?
This section contains 515 words
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