B. Hart Crane
C. William Carlos Williams
D. T.S. Eliot
A. His political views
B. His will to imaginative freedom
C. His will to sexual freedom
D. Both B and C
A. Milton’s “Paradise Lost”
B. Dante’s “Divine Comedy”
C. Goethe’s “Faust”
D. Thomas Mann’s “Doctor Faustus”
A. He was a native New Yorker who did not travel much but who was keenly aware of New York’s complexity and diversity.
B. He moved to New York from Alabama and the stark contrast between these places deeply influenced his writing.
C. He was born in Missouri and traveled extensively throughout the United States and the world before he moved to New York City.
D. He spent most of his life in Washington, DC, moving to Harlem only after he gained literary fame.
A. Objectivist poetry
B. Futurist poetry
C. Imagist poetry
D. Vorticist poetry
A. These lines set an impersonal tone which dominates the entire poem.
B. These lines establish a rhythmical pattern, which is followed strictly throughout the poem.
C. These lines are the only impersonal lines in the poem, the rest of which is primarily focused on the complexity of human emotions.
D. These lines establish a personal tone, focusing on a lyrical perspective similar to late-Victorian era poetry.
A. Both poems praise Britain’s military power and its imperial ambitions.
B. Both poems describe Britain’s civilizing mission in the world.
C. Both poems seek to respond to the harsh political and military realities of their day.
D. Both poems romanticize war and glorify the life of the soldier.
A. They tend to use traditional rhyme schemes and rhythms, and they avoid free verse.
B. They tend to use metaphors and avoid direct descriptive statements.
C. They tend to use classical imagery while rejecting romantic tropes.
D. They tend to be narrative and confront the reader with stark wartime realities.
A. Yes, Lowell’s detailed description of nature draws attention away from human realities.
B. Yes, the lyrical voice in Lowell’s poem seeks to express universal rather than individual experience.
C. No, Lowell’s poem is not impersonal; it addresses the maker of the bowl directly and speculates about his state of mind.
D. No, even though Lowell strives for impersonal expression by borrowing poetic devices from Pound, she fails to accomplish this
A. It is an English sonnet.
B. It is an Italian sonnet.
C. It is a Spenserian sonnet.
D. It is a free verse poem.