The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

In the second sonnet in "More Sonnets to Orpheus," Rilke writes the following line: "If someone were to fall into ____ slumber." (from Book 1, The Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke : Chapter 9, More Sonnets to Orpheus)

2.

Which of the following seems to have inspired Rilke the most? (from Book 1, The Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke : Chapter 3, New Poems II)

3.

In which instrument does Rilke believe Orpheus is perceivable? (from Book 1, The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke : Chapter 8, Sonnets to Orpheus)

4.

What is the name of Book 1, Chapter 4? (from Book 1, The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke : Chapter 4, Requiem)

5.

What does Rilke disregard in writing his elegies? (from Book 1, The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke : Chapter 7, Duino Elegies)

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