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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. The poem "Looking for a Good Fish" uses the metaphor of shopping in the wrong markets and following _____ into deserts.
(b) Dumb Animals.
(c) Water Buffalo.
2. Hafiz encourages believers to make themselves sources of love and hope in the poem "Like a Life-Giving _____".
3. Hafiz uses the image of sunlight on a ______ to describe love in the poem "It Felt Love".
4. The poem "A _____ Rim" describes his soul flying from him into heaven to sing with God.
5. Hafiz was known to live in ______, and even now there are as many copies of his Divan as there are copies of the Quran.
Short Answer Questions
1. In the poem "_____ God" Hafiz uses the imagery of a concert in the heavens and the tedious work of breaking God apart.
2. The poem "Don't _____ Again" opens up the fifth chapter and encourages people to seek God throughout their life.
3. The poems "God Just Came Near", "The Sun Never Says", and "The Seed Cracked Open" use imagery from ______ to describe the connection to God.
4. Ladinsky used the work of ______ published in 1891 to guide this particular translation of Hafiz's work.
5. The poem "The Millstone's _____" describes God's unique ability to speak to the hearts deepest longings.
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens to Hafiz in "I Hold the Lion's Paw," according to this translation of Hafiz?
2. What is the symbolism which is being used in "Please," according to this translation of Hafiz?
3. What is the purpose of the poem, "Everywhere, " according to this translation of Hafiz?
4. What is the overall expression found in "A Strange Feather, " according to this translation of Hafiz?
5. What does Hafiz say the reader should do in "Forgive the Dream," according to this translation of Hafiz?
6. What is the point of the poem, "Some Fill with Each Good Rain," according to this translation of Hafiz?
7. What does Hafiz encourage the reader to do in "Don't Die Again" according to this translation of Hafiz?
8. What is the main metaphor which is being used when Hafiz writes, "Looking for a Good Fish"?
9. What does Hafiz believe about the power of God and his power in the world of men?
10. What do people think was the source of Hafiz's wisdom in relation to the words that he chose to write?
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