The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry Quiz

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

1.

Carl Phillips refers to himself as being a ____ kid. (from Mark Doty, Gjertrud Schnackenberg, Henri Cole, Li-Young Lee, and Carl Phillips)

2.

Merrill was known for writing in which type of verse? (from James Merrill, W.S. Merwin, A.R. Ammons, John Ashbery, and James Wright)

3.

In which year did Merrill win the Pulitzer Prize? (from James Merrill, W.S. Merwin, A.R. Ammons, John Ashbery, and James Wright)

4.

At the same time, Frank O'Hara also mourned the death of which musician? (from Frank O'Hara, David Wagoner, Robert Creeley, Allen Ginsberg, and W.D. Snodgrass)

5.

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

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