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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. Who is "St. Paul and All That" about?
(a) His lover.
(b) His wife.
(c) His mother.
(d) His friend.
2. In "Poem en Forme de Saw," where does O'Hara wonder if he should visit?
(b) St. Louis.
3. According to O'Hara in "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson," who exists?
4. What does O'Hara use as a metaphor in "Cornkind"?
5. In "Mary Desti's Ass," where does O'Hara say he contracted a strange illness?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does O'Hara want people to free themselves from in ''For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson''?
2. How does O'Hara feel at the end of "Poem en Forme de Saw"?
3. In ''For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson," to what is America compared?
4. In "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson," what is O'Hara able to ignore?
5. Where does O'Hara want to spend the day in "Steps"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the poem "Cornkind" about?
2. What are O'Hara's emotions in "Poem en Forme de Saw"?
3. Describe O'Hara's vision of his New York in "Steps."
4. Describe two of the cities that O'Hara mentions in "Mary Desti's Ass."
5. What does O'Hara request at the end of "Down at the Canal"?
6. Why does O'Hara think the world is coming to an end in "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson"?
7. Describe the dream O'Hara has in "Kamin's Dance Shop."
8. To whom is "Down at the Canal" addressed?
9. What is O'Hara trying to understand in "Pistachio Tree at Chateau Noir"?
10. What is O'Hara convinced his generation is going to do in "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson"? How is this similar to the previous generation?
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