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Bluets Quiz

Maggie Nelson
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


Proposition 87 ends with the following: “What women, one would like to ask, did he know? At any rate, would that it were so.” What element of verse poetry does this mimic? (from Propositions 63 - 98)


In Proposition 42, the speaker’s lecture notes read: “Heárt-bréak is a spondee,” which makes the speaker weep with despair. Why does poetic analysis make the poet feel hopeless? (from Propositions 22 - 62)


What does the bird habitat metaphor in Proposition 199 represent? (from Propositions 181 - 208)


What does the iron pyrite in lapis lazuli symbolize to the speaker? (from Propositions 148 - 180)


When Nelson chooses the word “propositions,” she draws on the traditions of philosophy and logic. In regular poetic usage, what would the propositions be called? (from Propositions 63 - 98)

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