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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kind of poet was Yeats?
2. Kennedy says parents become dependent on ____________.
(a) All of these.
(b) Their spouses.
(c) Their children.
(d) Their God.
3. When does Emily Dickinson say the most solemn industry happens?
(a) The hour of deliverance.
(b) The morning after death.
(c) The cimax of sickness.
(d) The death bed.
4. What does Kennedy say about her own experience as a mother?
(a) It was the most rewarding path she could have taken.
(b) It is the best thing that ever happened to her.
(c) It was not at all what she imagined.
(d) It was something she never saw for herself.
5. How does Kennedy describe having children?
(a) A transformational experience.
(b) Fulfilling the woman's role.
(c) An introduction to love.
(d) A way to bring couples together.
6. Whom does Kennedy talk about in the introduction to the section about beauty?
(a) Her aunt.
(b) Her mother.
(c) Her best friend.
(d) His sister.
7. In A Poem of Friendship, what do friends not need in order to love each other?
8. What helped Kennedy's mother deal with the losses in her life?
9. Why can't Bernadette Mayer buy her friend what she wants?
(a) Her friend is dead.
(b) Her friend is sick.
(c) She has no money.
(d) She is too far away.
10. Why does the person in We Know This Much know that death is not a good thing?
(a) There is no proof.
(b) She had a dream.
(c) The gods don't die.
(d) It feels too scary.
11. What is traded for dolls in Puberty--With Capital Letters?
12. What is the friend's name in Letter to N.Y?
13. What disgusts Louise Gluck on the beach?
(a) Women's bodies.
(b) The smell of the ocean.
(c) The heat.
(d) A dead bird.
14. What does Kennedy say is the same in each stage of life?
(a) They bring pain.
(b) They pass to fast.
(c) They are not what we expect.
(d) They last too long.
15. What is Rita Dove ready to fall in love with?
(a) A man.
(b) A piece of chocolate.
(c) A lonely woman.
(d) A dog.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why can't the woman in The Widow's Lament in Springtime feel happy in the spring?
2. When does Emily Bronte feel the happiest?
3. Where does steady pleasure come from in Fatigue?
4. How does Kennedy describe the person she talks about in the introduction to beauty?
5. What must be put away during the most solemn industry according to Emily Dickinson?
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