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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In "At Kamin's Dance Shop," who is Fanny?
(a) A receptionist.
(b) A tap dancer.
(c) A ballerina.
(d) A doctor.
2. In "Poem en Forme de Saw," where does O'Hara wonder if he should visit?
(d) St. Louis.
3. According to O'Hara in "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson," who exists?
4. In "St. Paul and All That," O'Hara writes about what disappearing?
5. What does O'Hara assert is the true face of the city in "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson"?
6. In "Mary Desti's Ass," where has O'Hara never has a bad time?
(a) Detriot or Chicago.
(b) New York City or Washington DC.
(c) Maryland or Detroit.
(d) Baltimore or San Francisco.
7. Who is the epigram at the start of "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson" written by?
8. Where is O'Hara in "A Little Travel Diary"?
(a) A museum.
(b) A hotel.
(c) A train.
(d) A car.
9. What does the epigram at the start of "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson" discuss?
10. What does O'Hara request at the end of "Down at the Canal"?
(b) A knife.
(c) A gun.
(d) A drink.
11. To whom is "Down at the Canal" addressed?
(a) His lover.
(b) An optimist.
(c) A priest.
(d) A homeless man.
12. How does O'Hara feel when he is with the other person in "St. Paul and All That"?
13. What do people not care for in ''For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson''?
(a) Fine food.
(b) Fine wine.
(c) Other people.
(d) Their parents.
14. In the poem "Mary Desti's Ass," what city does O'Hara warn the reader about?
15. In "Poem en Forme de Saw," where does O'Hara hide?
(a) In a treehouse.
(b) Behind a dumpster.
(c) Behind a mill.
(d) In his room.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does O'Hara claim is torn in the poem "Pistachio Tree at Chateau Noir"?
2. In what shape is "Poem en Forme de Saw" written?
3. What does O'Hara think about humanity in "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson"?
4. To what state does the other person in "St. Paul and All That" want to move?
5. In "Cornkind," what is the boy's connection to his past?
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