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

J. D. Mcclatchy
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Mark Doty, Gjertrud Schnackenberg, Henri Cole, Li-Young Lee, and Carl Phillips.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the poets was born in the south but uses a northern perspective?
(a) Ryan.
(b) Voigt.
(c) Gluck.
(d) Palmer.

2. Richard Hugo taught at which university?
(a) University of Montana.
(b) University of Idaho.
(c) University of Wisconsin.
(d) University of Iowa.

3. Mark Doty wrote a poem dedicated to which famous street?
(a) Champs Elysee.
(b) Miracle Mile.
(c) Rodeo Drive.
(d) Broadway.

4. Ammons considered himself to be a part of which spiritual movement?
(a) Fundamental Christian.
(b) Transcendentalist.
(c) Hindu.
(d) Buddhist.

5. Michael Palmer is said to be one of the original ____ poets.
(a) Renaissance.
(b) Language.
(c) Pre-war.
(d) Beat.

Short Answer Questions

1. Gjertrud Schnackenberg is considered to be a ____ poet.

2. What word is used to describe Robert Frost's work?

3. Which of the following was not a job held by Wilbur?

4. W.D. Snodgrass served in which branch of the armed forces?

5. Anne Sexton wrote a poem based on which famous painting?

(see the answer key)

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