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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. Why does O'Hara do nothing in Hackensack in "Mary Desti's Ass"?
(a) The ill-will of the people.
(b) It is too hot.
(c) It bores him.
(d) It is too cold.
2. What does O'Hara request at the end of "Down at the Canal"?
(a) A drink.
(b) A knife.
(d) A gun.
3. Where does O'Hara want to spend the day in "Steps"?
(a) At the zoo.
(b) In bed.
(c) At the bar.
(d) At the park.
4. What does O'Hara claim will come to an end at the end of ''For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson"?
(c) His book.
(d) Joy and pain.
5. What do people not care for in ''For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson''?
(a) Fine wine.
(b) Their parents.
(c) Fine food.
(d) Other people.
Short Answer Questions
1. To whom is "Steps" addressed?
2. Where is O'Hara in "A Little Travel Diary"?
3. In "Mary Desti's Ass," where does O'Hara say he contracted a strange illness?
4. During the poem "A Little Travel Diary," what does O'Hara pass?
5. Whom does O'Hara wonder if he should visit in "Poem en Forme de Saw"?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does O'Hara explain love at the end of "St. Paul and All That"?
2. In "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson," why does O'Hara compare and contrast America to Old Europe?
3. What does O'Hara think of Georgia in "Memoir of Sergei O"?
4. In the poem "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson," where does O'Hara take comfort?
5. In what style is "Pistachio Tree at Chateau Noir" written?
6. Describe two of the cities that O'Hara mentions in "Mary Desti's Ass."
7. What does O'Hara write is located behind semblance and order in "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson"? Where does this true face reside?
8. What is the poem "Cornkind" about?
9. What is O'Hara trying to understand in "Pistachio Tree at Chateau Noir"?
10. Describe O'Hara's experience on the train in "A Little Travel Diary."
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