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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson," what is O'Hara's generation going to do?
2. What does the poem "Ave Maria" ask mothers to do?
(a) Pray for their sins.
(b) Take their children to church.
(c) Allow children to go to the movies.
(d) Not to let their daughters date men like their fathers.
3. What does O'Hara request at the end of "Down at the Canal"?
(a) A knife.
(c) A gun.
(d) A drink.
4. Where is O'Hara in "A Little Travel Diary"?
(a) A museum.
(b) A train.
(c) A hotel.
(d) A car.
5. To whom is "Down at the Canal" addressed?
(a) A homeless man.
(b) An optimist.
(c) His lover.
(d) A priest.
6. What is the overall theme of "Cornkind"?
7. According to O'Hara in "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson," who exists?
8. What does O'Hara write will come to an end in ''For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson''?
(b) The world.
9. How does everyone act in O'Hara's vision of New York in "Steps"?
(a) Full of life.
10. How many parts does "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson" contain?
11. To whom is "Steps" addressed?
(a) His girlfriend.
(b) New York.
(c) His lover.
(d) His brother.
12. What does O'Hara think about humanity in "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson"?
(a) It is enlightened.
(b) It is failing.
(c) It is thriving.
(d) It is evolving.
13. In "Poem en Forme de Saw," where does O'Hara wonder if he should visit?
(c) St. Louis.
14. What animal does O'Hara imagine talking in "Poem en Forme de Saw"?
15. At the start of "Mary Desti's Ass," what place does O'Hara describe?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does O'Hara use as a metaphor in "Cornkind"?
2. In "Five Poems," what does O'Hara question about himself?
3. Where does O'Hara find his love in "Mary Desti's Ass"?
4. What do people not care for in ''For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson''?
5. In "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson," what helps ease the terror?
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