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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. Who wrote "The Higher Reaches"?
(a) Nick Flynn.
(b) Bruce Bennett.
(c) Ken Fontenot.
(d) Jack Gilbert.
2. Who wrote the poem titled "Sudden"?
(a) Jack Myers.
(b) Nick Flynn.
(c) Naomi Shihab Nye.
(d) Vern Rutsala.
3. Who is the author of "Years of Solitude"?
(a) David Hassler.
(b) Sandra Gail Teichmann.
(c) Dionisio D. Martinez.
(d) Jim Natal.
4. What poem did Leonard Nathan write in the collection?
(c) "The Changeling."
(d) "It Was Here."
5. Who is the author of "Organdy Curtains, Window, South Bank of the Ohio"?
(a) Lavonne J. Adams.
(b) Craig Czury.
(c) James Baker Hall.
(d) Ben Judson.
Short Answer Questions
1. To whom is "What Great Grief Has Made the Empress Mute" dedicated?
2. In "Waking Instructions," the author writes that one should allow oneself to be different, but it will feel like falling attached to what?
3. "Other Lives" is by what author?
4. "Mother's Day" was written by whom?
5. In "Child Proof," the author writes, "Child is proof We come from somewhere else Where everyone" what?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is the "beloved" described in the poem "This Isn't Fair"?
2. How does the author use metaphor to describe the hitchhiker in "The Hitchhiker"?
3. What was the world once filled with in "Last-Minute Message for a Time Capsule"?
4. What similes are used to describe water in "Aqueducts"?
5. What similes and metaphors are prevalent in "Custody"?
6. What happens in the poem "David"? What images are described?
7. How is the author's encounter described in "I, Myself"?
8. What does the author consider about her grief in "On the Suicide of a Young Boy I Did Not Know"?
9. How does the author describe his parents in "Leaving the Lights On"?
10. What is being searched for in "What We Want"? How are the people described?
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