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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. What animal is “searching for roots or honey” in Section 33?
(a) The wolf.
(b) The black bear.
(c) The badger.
(d) The porcupine.

2. Who does the author say “embody themselves in me and I am embodied in them” at the end of Section 37?
(a) “Givers.”
(b) “Takers.”
(c) “Askers.”
(d) “Saints.”

3. What creature “in his tough pimples sleeps by the bayou” in Section 33?
(a) The frog.
(b) The owl.
(c) The alligator.
(d) The wild boar.

4. What word does Whitman use in Section 43 to refer to a Mesoamerican pyramid surmounted by a temple?
(a) Olypmus.
(b) Teokallis.
(c) Elocutionist.
(d) Pismire.

5. The poet states in Section 27, “I merely stir, press, feel with my fingers, and am” what?
(a) “Amazed.”
(b) “Happy.”
(c) “Curious.”
(d) “Saddened.”

Short Answer Questions

1. The narrator claims in Section 33, “I am the hounded slave, I wince at the bite of” what?

2. What Norse god does Whitman describe in Section 41?

3. The poet claims in Section 38, “I troop forth replenish'd with” what?

4. The poet proclaims in Section 42, “This is the city and I am one of the” what?

5. What animal “walks to and fro on a limb overhead” in Section 33?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the purpose of the religious allusion in Sections 41 and 42 of the poem?

2. To what are flames compared in Section 28? Why?

3. With what “characters” does the poet relate in Sections 47 and 48 of the poem?

4. What have the “sentries” done, according to the narrator in Section 28?

5. With what characters does the narrator relate in Section 37?

6. How does Whitman address the faults of mankind in Section 32?

7. Where does the poet “stand” in Section 44? What conclusion has he reached?

8. What does the poet tell the world’s “priests” in Section 43?

9. With what individuals does the poet relate in Section 33?

10. How are “youth” and “age” described in Section 45?

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