The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Which of the following would be an analogy used in Rilke's poetry for the way religion has changed? (from Book 1, The Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke : Chapter 3, New Poems II)

2.

What type of fears are addressed in the poem "Fears"? (from Book 1, The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke : Chapter 5, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge)

3.

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)

4.

What is the translation of "Black Cat," as shown in the translated version of the poem? (from Book 1, The Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke : Chapter 3, New Poems II)

5.

In the poem in which the narrator is lying in bed, how many flights above ground is he or she? (from Book 1, The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke : Chapter 5, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge)

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