The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

J. D. Mcclatchy
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Charles Wright, Audre Lorde, Mary Oliver, Jay Wright, and C.K. Williams.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the poets worked at the Museum of Modern Art?
(a) Schuyler.
(b) Hecht.
(c) Dickey.
(d) Moss.

2. The poem "Planetarium" was written in honor of which astronomer?
(a) Herschel.
(b) Simon.
(c) Copernicus.
(d) Galileo.

3. What is the earliest year in which one of the poets was born?
(a) 1917.
(b) 1894.
(c) 1902.
(d) 1923.

4. Where is the Jain Bird Hospital located?
(a) Delhi.
(b) Prague.
(c) Budapest.
(d) Moscow.

5. Robert Penn Warren is said to have written poetry in a _____ style.
(a) Melancholy.
(b) Metaphysical.
(c) Mercenary.
(d) Minimalist.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following words is not used in reference to Howard Nemerov's work?

2. Which of the poets was a high school football star?

3. Schuyler compares poetry to which of the following?

4. Who was heavily influenced by Theodore Roethke?

5. Philip Levine was greatly impacted by which war?

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