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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 Chapter 22 the first poem called "Stay With Us" the fellowship is defined by those who have shed _____.
(a) Blame.
(b) Guilt.
(c) Corruption.
(d) Hate.

2. A poem is an ornery __________ which begs to be heard, according to the writing of Hafiz.
(a) Sprite.
(b) Demon.
(c) Ghost.
(d) Mother.

3. Hafiz comments on the commonality of a life of worship between humans and animals in the poem "The _____ and I Will Chat".
(a) Camel.
(b) Cat.
(c) Fish.
(d) Goat.

4. "Love Lifts Me" is the response of the _________ who can defy gravity and gloom, according to Hafiz.
(a) Bird.
(b) God.
(c) Child.
(d) Woman.

5. Hafiz believes that he is merely "A Hole in a __________" that God plays when he is writing and living his life.
(a) Flute.
(b) Tuba.
(c) Reed.
(d) Stone.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Hafiz is so cleansed and finished by love, he becomes ___________ personified, ready to be consumed.

2. When a person does not understand the proximity of God in his life, Hafiz says he might have to ___________ them.

3. In the poem "Out of God's _____" Hafiz uses imagery from nature to describe himself as a carrier of God's blessings.

4. Humanity is a fish on a _________ when it is separated from God, according to the final poem of the section by Hafiz.

5. Hafiz uses the imagery of drinking God's greatness and the discontentment that come from comparison breaking the wine glass in the poem "Why Aren't We All Screaming _____".

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the metaphor that Hafiz uses in "Turn Left a Thousand Feet from Here"?

2. What does Hafiz encourage the reader to do once they bail out from churches, according to this translation of Hafiz?

3. What is creation described as in "Elephant Wandering" according to this translation of Hafiz?

4. What is the reminder that Hafiz presents to the reader in "Now is the Time, " according to this translation of Hafiz?

5. What are supposed to be left at the door in "The Hatcheck Girl," according to this translation of Hafiz?

6. How are communing worshipers described in "When You Wake," according to this translation of Hafiz?

7. What does "What Should We Do About the Moon?" describe to the reader, from Hafiz's point of view?

8. How is a poem described in "Sometimes I Say to a Poem" according to this translation of Hafiz?

9. What does a poem in the book say Hafiz has used in order to become a lamp which needs no oil?

10. What is supposed to happen to all of creation, according to "Reverence," in this section of Hafiz's poems?

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