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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Frost In "Spring Pools," what will happen to the puddles?
2. What color was the object beyond Frost's reflection in the well in "For Once, Then, Something"?
3. What makes the man move from the woods in "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"?
4. In the final line of "Bereft" the character says that he has no one left but whom?
5. What does the ant meet in "Departmental" ?
Short Essay Questions
1. In "The White-Tailed Hornet" what is Frost's reflection about humanity?
2. What is the main focus of "A Brook in the City"?
3. What will the pools in "Spring Pools" give life to?
4. What is the observation Frost closes with in "The Bear"?
5. What does the poem "Departmental" describe?
6. What line does Frost use to close the poem "Hyla Brook"?
7. What is Frost paying tribute to in "Sand Dunes"?
8. What is the perspective "Canis Major" is written from?
9. Why does the character in "Looking for a Sunset Bird in Winter" circle the tree?
10. What is asked of the fireman in "Evening in a Sugar Orchard"?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What role does morality have in Frost's poetry? Use examples from the poems to strengthen your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Using what Untermeyer states in the book, explain how "The Road Not Taken" is a parallel for Frost's life.
Essay Topic 3
There are many instances of trees in Frost's poetry. Explain what the trees symbolize in the poems. How is the symbolism a reflection on the emotions of the poem? Cite at least five examples in your answer.
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