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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The speaker's mother was told of the speaker's what in Sister Maude?
2. What sort of poem is The World?
(a) A sonnet.
(b) A limerick.
(c) A villanelle.
(d) An epic.
3. How will the speaker feel at the end of her journey in Up-Hill?
(d) Not herself.
4. How far does the road wind uphill in the poem of the same name?
(a) Not at all.
(b) Most of the way.
(c) All the way.
5. Between what are the poppies to be born in May?
(a) Blades of corn.
(b) Betwixt horn and horn.
(c) The seasons' sojourn.
(d) Meadows at morn.
6. Of what is the monster in The World devoid?
(a) Truth and love.
(b) Beauty and sincerity.
(c) A heart.
(d) Love and prayer.
7. At what time is "she" presented as "exceeding fair" in The World?
8. When did "it" come to pass in May?
(a) Late May.
(b) Early May.
(c) Late April.
(d) Early June.
9. What is the first enemy in The Three Enemies?
(a) The flesh.
(b) The world.
(c) The Father.
(d) The night.
10. The speaker of the poem laments in the third stanza of Another Spring that all her past results in what word?
11. What happens to the sweetest blossoms in Sweet Death?
(a) They die.
(b) They continue to grow.
(c) They bloom.
(d) They blow.
12. With what does the poem's speaker say that her sister Maude, in the poem of the same name, ought to bide?
(a) Love and peace.
(b) Death and sin.
(c) Patience and love.
(d) Mother and father.
13. What does the poem's first (or only) speaker guide towards himself in A Bruised Reed Shall He Not Break?
(a) The deep yearnings of the heart.
(b) The unseen longings of the soul.
(c) The lonely thrust of the world.
(d) The intellectual thirst of the mind.
14. With what did "it" pass away in May?
(a) All small things.
(b) All swift things.
(c) All great things.
(d) All sweet things.
15. In the second stanza of Another Spring, the speaker says she would listen to the daylight _____________.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does the poem's first (or only) speaker have power in A Bruised Reed Shall He Not Break?
2. According to the preacher in The One Certainty, all things are what?
3. On what sort of day did "it" come to pass in May?
4. What is better than beauty and youth in Sweet Death?
5. What does the speaker command to sing in the third stanza of The First Spring Day?
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