The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry Quiz

J. D. Mcclatchy
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Ammons favored which style? (from James Merrill, W.S. Merwin, A.R. Ammons, John Ashbery, and James Wright)

2.

Which poem was written for a survivor of Hiroshima? (from Galway Kinnell, Anne Sexton, Philip Levine, Irving Feldman, and John Hollander)

3.

Mark Doty's work often uses ____ as a main theme. (from Mark Doty, Gjertrud Schnackenberg, Henri Cole, Li-Young Lee, and Carl Phillips)

4.

Michael Harper was greatly influenced by which type of music? (from Charles Simic, Michael S. Harper, Frank Bidart, Robert Pinsky, and Robert Hass)

5.

Which poet wrote the poem titled, "Ebb Tide?" (from Yusef Komunyakaa, Heather McHugh, Edward Hirsch, Jorie Graham, and Rita Dove)

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