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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. Of what are the souls of the dream in the second stanza of Echo "brimful"?
2. In Goblin Market, with what does Laura's sister attempt to purchase the goblin fruit?
(a) Her golden locks.
(b) A golden vase.
(c) A silver penny.
(d) A song.
3. What phrase is uttered by the man who leans over the poem's speaker in After Death?
(a) "Alas, my love is gone."
(b) "Death has done us part."
(c) "Poor child, poor child."
(d) "Why will you not wake?"
4. What is placed at the foot of the deceased in the first stanza of An End?
(a) A stone.
(b) A rose.
(c) A poem.
(d) A tear.
5. What is the last word of Spring?
Short Answer Questions
1. In the final stanza of Echo, the speaker's life is described as being cold in what?
2. In At Home, what is the topic of conversation for those yet living?
3. To what is the bride of the poem compared in the first stanza of Maude Clare?
4. To what does March's "peck of dust" correspond in the third stanza of Winter: My Secret?
5. In what multi part fruit should the dais be carved in A Birthday?
Short Essay Questions
1. To interpret beyond the literal meaning of the poem, why does the speaker not wish to reveal her secret in Winter: My Secret?
2. Who is the "she" of The World, and what indicates this interpretation?
3. What fills the poem's speaker with sadness in At Home?
4. What is "the one certainty," as proposed in the poem of the same name?
5. What revenge is given to the poem's speaker in Cousin Kate?
6. What is the "it" of May?
7. Why might the man in After Death pity the poem's speaker now that she is dead?
8. What is the meaning of the word "deprecate" as used in the context of A Bruised Reed Shall He Not Break?
9. What is the attitude of the speaker in No Thank You, John towards John?
10. What is ironic and somewhat paradoxical about the new-life brought on by Spring in the poem of the same name?
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