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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. This exercise may require students to use what as an aid?
(a) Dictionary.
(b) Fellow student.
(c) Thesaurus.
(d) Erasable ink.

2. What are homonyms?
(a) Words that are opposites.
(b) Words with the same meaning but different spellings.
(c) Words that sound the same.
(d) A style of poetry involving people.

3. Students are required to begin the exercise using what type of poem?
(a) Varied.
(b) Free verse.
(c) Loosely structured.
(d) Formal prose.

4. Seamus Heaney is from which country?
(a) England.
(b) Wales.
(c) Ireland.
(d) Scotland.

5. In doing this exercise, students are asked to write about which topic?
(a) Relevance to the poem.
(b) Third person point of view.
(c) Word qualities.
(d) Personal opinions.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of these tools is not mentioned in the steps of the little poetry project?

2. In this section, students will create what item?

3. What requires explanation and exploration?

4. The technique in this section is compared to what type of puzzle?

5. What famous poet is referred to in "Rhapsodizing Repetitions?"

Short Essay Questions

1. How important is it for students to choose a simple object for a Definition Poem?

2. What should students use as a basis for writing a poem in the section titled "Lyric Poetry"?

3. What is the purpose of the exercises in "Cut and Shuffle?" What technique is used?

4. Why does the author choose to use "A Lewis Carroll Carol" as a learning tool?

5. Name two exercises that give students ideas on how to jump start or rewrite a poem that is not working in its present state.

6. Why is rewriting a poem in formal verse a good antidote for a flawed free verse poem?

7. Explain the poetic form called the Pantoum.

8. What is Free Verse Lineation? What is the purpose of using it in an exercise?

9. What is an "imitative fallacy?" How is it used in poetry and by whom?

10. What is the purpose of "Block, Pillar, Slab, and Beam?"

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