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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The United States is seen as ________ with equality in the eyes of their mother, according to Whitman.
2. Who does Whitman want to kiss him, to touch him on the lips as he touches those he loves?
(b) A wave.
(c) His mother.
(d) His lover.
3. Whitman appears to have some sort of connection to _________ and to prostitutes, trying to understand them.
4. To whom is Whitman referring when he talks about the estuary which enlarges and spread itself grandly in the great sea?
(a) His father.
(b) His words.
(c) Old age.
5. What color is the halo in the sky, drooping upon the sea in the description of the water?
6. ___________ are able to convey nature, enjoy materialism, become orators, and create from their own experiences.
7. Who is sultry with perfumes, with ample and flowing garments, florid with blood, hot with passion?
(b) Mother Earth.
8. Who is the man that Whitman describes as being very cute, a man who is a made man from this day?
9. Whitman was seized by a spirit, held by an _________self out of the pride which causes him to utter poems.
10. Who does Whitman beckon to toil on, to harvest the products even though they are not alone in the fields?
11. Who asks Whitman to sing a song that no poet has yet to have chanted?
(b) A flower.
(c) The grass.
12. When the child went forth, what happened to him every day? He became the ____________ he looked at.
(a) First object.
(b) First tear.
(c) First thought.
(d) First animal.
13. Whitman says that he often looks up at the perfect __________ of the stars during walks in the night.
14. Where does Whitman stop in order to satisfy his curiosity about what is inside?
(a) The Farm.
(b) City Dead House.
(c) The Congress.
(d) The hospital.
15. Who is in the curious trio with Whitman? This trio includes his _________ and his body, and himself.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Whitman say the man is now that he has tears in his face at the sight of the waters?
2. What does Whitman say that one should hold up sternly in order for it to send something back?
3. The metaphor of __________ is used in relation to the plowman, tilling to life, while the harvester harvests in the end.
4. What is one of the things which keeps Whitman up late at night, though he needs no assurances?
5. Whitman includes a series of poems which pertain to forms of education from questions posed to _______ to tests and judgement.
This section contains 462 words
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