The Triggering Town: Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


Hugo states that some traditionalists seem to think that _____ exist to be solved for their own sake, as if the poet is an engineer. (from Stray Thoughts on Roethke and Teaching)


What is the term Hugo uses for adding unnecessary words to a form? (from Nuts and Bolts)


Which profession does Hugo believe should be able to retire in twenty years with a full pension like policemen, firemen, and service personnel? (from In Defense of Creative-Writing Classes)


How many people are in jail in one assumption? (from Assumptions)


Which famous poet does Hugo say embodies a self superior to the self during the writing of a poem? (from Statements of Faith)

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