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Bluets Quiz

Maggie Nelson
This Study Guide consists of approximately 73 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Bluets.

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


Why does the speaker claim the label of “spiritual cripple” that a critic once leveled at Sei Shōnagon (#124)? (from Propositions 99 - 133)


Why is the “systematic illusion of color” similar to the experience of love (#53)? (from Propositions 22 - 62)


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)


Why does the speaker choose not to write about specific blue things or memories of “you”? (from Propositions 181 - 208)


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)

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