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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 "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson," what helps ease the terror?
(a) A charm.
(c) A Chinese calendar.
(d) A lover.
2. What does O'Hara sign off as in "Poem en Forme de Saw"?
(a) The master.
(c) The saw.
3. Who do politicians lie to in "How to Get There"?
4. Where does O'Hara find his love in "Mary Desti's Ass"?
5. What spreads through the alleyways in "How to Get There"?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does O'Hara want people to free themselves from in ''For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson''?
2. In ''For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson," what no longer interests us?
3. What is O'Hara's emotional state in "At Kamin's Dance Shop"?
4. In "Mary Desti's Ass," where has O'Hara never has a bad time?
5. What does O'Hara use as a metaphor in "Cornkind"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are some of the lies O'Hara discusses in "How to Get There"? How do the lies affect people?
2. What is O'Hara trying to understand in "Pistachio Tree at Chateau Noir"?
3. What is the poem "St. Paul and All That" about?
4. Who writes the epigram of "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson"? What does it say?
5. What is the poem "Cornkind" about?
6. How does O'Hara explain love at the end of "St. Paul and All That"?
7. 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?
8. Describe O'Hara's vision of his New York in "Steps."
9. What is the symbolism of the snow and fog in "How to Get There"?
10. In the poem "For the Chinese New Year & For Bill Berkson," where does O'Hara take comfort?
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