The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry Quiz

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


In Louise Gluck's "Messengers" which of the following seems to be waiting for the poet? (from Louise Gluck, Sandra McPherson, Michael Palmer, Ellen Bryant Voigt, and Kay Ryan)


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


What was the name of Sylvia Plath's husband? (from Richard Howard, Adrienne Rich, Gary Snyder, Sylvia Plath, and Mark Strand)


Mary Oliver is considered to be one of the best ____ poets. (from Charles Wright, Audre Lorde, Mary Oliver, Jay Wright, and C.K. Williams)


David Wagoner wrote a poem about which activity? (from Frank O'Hara, David Wagoner, Robert Creeley, Allen Ginsberg, and W.D. Snodgrass)

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