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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. In what shape is "Poem en Forme de Saw" written?
(a) A heart.
(b) A smiley face.
(c) A square.
(d) A saw.
2. What action does O'Hara describe at the start of "Mary Desti's Ass"?
3. O'Hara ponders the point of _____________in "Cornkind."
(a) Having a son.
(b) Being very wealthy.
(c) Writing poetry.
(d) Driving a car.
4. Why does O'Hara do nothing in Hackensack in "Mary Desti's Ass"?
(a) The ill-will of the people.
(b) It bores him.
(c) It is too cold.
(d) It is too hot.
5. Who do politicians lie to in "How to Get There"?
Short Answer Questions
1. What spreads through the alleyways in "How to Get There"?
2. In "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson," what helps ease the terror?
3. Who is the epigram at the start of "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson" written by?
4. Where does O'Hara dread going in "In Memoir of Sergei O"?
5. What is the overall theme of "Cornkind"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the symbolism of the snow and fog in "How to Get There"?
2. What does O'Hara request at the end of "Down at the Canal"?
3. What does O'Hara think of Georgia in "Memoir of Sergei O"?
4. Who writes the epigram of "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson"? What does it say?
5. What are some of the pleasures O'Hara discusses in "Five Poems"?
6. What are O'Hara's emotions in "Poem en Forme de Saw"?
7. In the poem "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson," where does O'Hara take comfort?
8. How does O'Hara explain love at the end of "St. Paul and All That"?
9. For whom is "Steps" written? Why does O'Hara want to spend his time with this person?
10. Describe the dream O'Hara has in "Kamin's Dance Shop."
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