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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. What poem did Siv Cedering contribute to the collection?
(a) "Silence."
(b) "The Question."
(c) "The Changeling."
(d) "Driving."

2. Who is the author of "Years of Solitude"?
(a) David Hassler.
(b) Sandra Gail Teichmann.
(c) Dionisio D. Martinez.
(d) Jim Natal.

3. What does the author find when he flees, trying to stay alone in "Simple Song of Being Oneself"?
(a) Truth and danger.
(b) Death and fear.
(c) Lies and pain.
(d) Fortune and kindness.

4. Who wrote the poem titled "Sudden"?
(a) Jack Myers.
(b) Vern Rutsala.
(c) Naomi Shihab Nye.
(d) Nick Flynn.

5. Who is the author of "Organdy Curtains, Window, South Bank of the Ohio"?
(a) James Baker Hall.
(b) Ben Judson.
(c) Lavonne J. Adams.
(d) Craig Czury.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "Travelling Light," the author wants "nothing more anymore only wind stroking waves onto" what?

2. Who wrote the poem "Dedication"?

3. In "Aqueducts," the author imagines the aqueducts where?

4. Who wrote "Taking My Son to His First Day of Kindergarten"?

5. Who is the author of "Lens"?

Short Essay Questions

1. How is the coat described in "My Father's Coat"?

2. What is described in "Dedication"? What simile is used to describe old papers?

3. What journey is described in "Ghazal (For William Stafford)"?

4. What did the author's mother give her in "The Ants Are Using Sticks For Walls"?

5. Where is the setting of "Valencia Street"? Who is the poem's subject?

6. How are the people described in the poem "and sometimes i hear this song in my head"?

7. How does the author describe death in "The Father, Who Could Not Swim"?

8. How does the author use metaphor to describe the hitchhiker in "The Hitchhiker"?

9. What simile is used to describe the father's hand in "The Memory Prayer"? What does the lightning do?

10. What things does the author describe seeing in "My Valhalla"?

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