Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the city of orgies, according to Whitman's poem of the same name?
2. What color is the water in the poem, "In Cabin'd Ships at Sea," as it moves around the boat?
3. Whitman realizes he was still not happen when he heard _________ and was received well at the capitol.
4. Who does Whitman point out are subordinated at their tasks during "Calamus"?
5. Whitman calls the ostent evanescent the substances of a/an _________ mood or savan's studies long.
Short Essay Questions
1. What parts of the United States structure does Whitman have a lot of respect for?
2. Why does Whitman offer a tribute to a dandelion in one of his poems in this section of the book?
3. Where was Whitman born, and how does that place affect him?
4. What does Whitman wish he had the chance to do for the United States as it makes its impact in the world?
5. Why does the young man ring the ocean bell when he is steering the boat during the treacherous weather?
6. What is an endless source of inspiration for poetry, according to the poems which the poet has created?
7. What is so strange about the idea that Whitman is so fervently patriotic in the poems he has written? When was Whitman born in relation to the 'birth' of the United States?
8. What does Whitman point out that many people in the United States are hanging onto?
9. What was discussed in the conversation that Whitman had with the German spiritualist?
10. Whose philosophies does Whitman respect without any exceptions, according to the writing?
People are not always what they seem, according to Whitman, and few would disagree.
Part 1: Why do you think Whitman wanted to be clear that no one is what they seem?
Part 2: Do you think you would tell a lover or friend that you are not what you appear?
Part 3: How would you react if someone told you that not all is what it seems to be?
Whitman also has a close relationship with nature, talking about being naked with it and being enveloped by it.
Part 1: Why do you think so many poets have such a strong connection with nature?
Part 2: Do you think the nature can be emotionally engaging? Or do you look at nature as something without emotion?
Part 3: How do you think observing nature can affect the way poems are written?
Whitman's writing seems to be filled with wonder and awe at the world and all of its inhabitants.
Part 1: Why do you think Whitman is so in awe of the world?
Part 2: How do you feel about the world and about the creatures within it?
Part 3: Do you think that you can cultivate awe and wonder in the world? Or is it inherent?
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