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Robin Behn
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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. "Our Suits, Ourselves" challenges the students':
(a) Preconceived notions.
(b) Perspective.
(c) Heritage.
(d) Hidden anger.

2. Some students used figures such as which politician?
(a) JFK.
(b) Joe McCarthy.
(c) Richard Nixon.
(d) Henry Kissinger.

3. How many journal entries are to be used for comparison?
(a) 3.
(b) 6.
(c) 4.
(d) 2.

4. What famous woman is referred to in this section?
(a) Charlotte Bronte.
(b) Jane Austen..
(c) Amelia Earhart.
(d) Eleanor Roosevelt.

5. In "Dramatic Monologue: Carving the Voice, Carving the Masks," students are instructed to write a:
(a) Soliloquy.
(b) Chatauqua.
(c) Series of poems.
(d) Dramatic monologue.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which item is not in the list of items?

2. This section encourages students to:

3. The author wants students to choose what kind of location?

4. Who wrote "Who We Were?"

5. Using one of the words, the student is encouraged to create what?

Short Essay Questions

1. Explain the process used in "A Journey to Nowhere" by Susan Snively.

2. Explain the purpose of "Translations: Idea to Change."

3. What are the two steps required in the exercise in "As/like/Finish the Sentence?"

4. Why does Rita Dove ask students to use crayons to draw pictures of their homes?

5. Explain the technique and purpose behind the exercise in "The Widow."

6. What is the technique outlined in "A Little Night Music: the Narrative Metaphor?"

7. What is the general purpose of THE PRACTICE OF POETRY by Robin Behn?

8. Explain the steps used in "Five Easy Pieces."

9. Explain the exercise featured in "Quilting in the Ditch."

10. Explain the exercise involving a copy of "The Peasant Wedding" by Bruegel.

(see the answer keys)

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