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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Breton remarked in Section 4 that he had retained a copy of "Sunflower" for over how long?
(a) 20 years.
(b) 10 years.
(c) 25 years.
(d) 15 years.

2. What was Jacqueline Lamba's occupation?
(a) Sculptor.
(b) Painter.
(c) Pianist.
(d) Vocalist.

3. In Section 4, Breton cites one of his poems where the tower sways like what?
(a) A tree.
(b) A blade of grass.
(c) A sunflower.
(d) A bridge.

4. Where was Salvador Dali from?
(a) Germany.
(b) Italy.
(c) Spain.
(d) France.

5. Who was a Trojan hero, the son of the prince Anchises and the goddess Aphrodite?
(a) Aeneas.
(b) Cupid.
(c) Ulysses.
(d) Homer.

6. In what year was "Sunflower" written?
(a) 1925.
(b) 1930.
(c) 1923.
(d) 1911.

7. In reviewing his poem, "Sunflower," Breton wrote, "Today I am unhesitatingly convinced of its profound ____."
(a) Failure.
(b) Success.
(c) Importance.
(d) Immediacy.

8. "Sunflower" is an example of what type of poetry?
(a) Automatic.
(b) Structured.
(c) Lyrical.
(d) Stream-of-consciousness.

9. Who wrote Alice in Wonderland?
(a) Lewis Carroll.
(b) Andre Breton.
(c) Richard Burns.
(d) F. Walter Scott.

10. Breton wrote, "What is required most earnestly to keep up this sort of life loses all its value at the passage of the great _____."
(a) Mad love.
(b) Dream fantasy.
(c) Dream trees.
(d) Dream fruits.

11. Who was presumably with Breton in Brittany in Section 6?
(a) Lamba.
(b) Cezanne.
(c) Marie.
(d) Dali.

12. What happened later the same evening that Breton wrote of having met Lamba?
(a) They had an argument.
(b) They had their first rendevous.
(c) They were married.
(d) They never spoke.

13. The island volcano that Breton went to in Section 5 was a part of what body of islands?
(a) Mediterranean Islands.
(b) Hawaiian Islands.
(c) Spanish Canary Islands.
(d) Virgin Islands.

14. When did Jacqueline Lamba die?
(a) 1975.
(b) 1993.
(c) 1980.
(d) 1990.

15. What poem of Baudelaire's is discussed in Section 5?
(a) "Poesies."
(b) "Ending."
(c) "Voyage."
(d) "Opening."

Short Answer Questions

1. What term refers to that of high moral, aesthetic, intellectual, or spiritual value; noble; exalted?

2. New Justine was set against the backdrop of what location?

3. Where was Pierre Reverdy born?

4. In Section 5, Breton described some of the automatic writing games, including the repetition of some "childhood mirages," most notably the phrases "tree for bread" and "tree for" what?

5. In his descriptions of Lamba, where did Breton write of "a tiny, unforgettable fern climbing the inside wall of an ancient well, the deepest, most somber, and most extensive of all those that I have ever leaned over"?

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