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Which of the chapters is your favorite? Describe why.

Do you think it is important that the editors have included both the German and English versions of the selections? Defend your answer.

Do you think Rilke is one of the greatest poets of the 20th century? Why or why not.

Give one reason why you think that Rilke is so popular among English-speaking readers nowadays.

Do you think Rilke is serious when he writes of Angels?

What are the implications, if any, of Rilke's writing about God and Angels?

Do you think poetic translators should have to be able to recreate the same rhymes and meter of the original author? Why or why not?

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