The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry Quiz

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


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


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


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)


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


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

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