Modern Poetry and Poetics

Modern Poetry and Poetics

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Question 71 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following best characterizes the contrast between Gertrude Stein's poetry and Imagist poetry?
A
Stein experimented only with the sound qualities of language, whereas the Imagists focused on visual imagery.
B
Stein experimented with language that skirted the edges of sense, whereas the Imagists sought precision and clarity of expression.
C
Stein sought to combine classical poetic form with contemporary content, whereas the Imagists used traditional poetic subject matter but experimented with form.
D
Stein sought precision and clarity in her poems, whereas the Imagists sought experimental forms that enhanced visual imagery.
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Question 72 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
In T.S. Eliot's essay called "Tradition and Individual Talent, " he argues that the progress of an artist consists of which of the following?
A
"Continual expansion of the personality and its diverse elements"
B
Continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality
C
"Continual transformation of the personality"
D
"Continual identification with the past"
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Question 73 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
According to the literary critic, Paul Fussell, which of the following was a central trope of English poetry written during the Great War?
A
Patriotic imagery
B
Irony
C
Nihilism
D
Apocalyptic imagery
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Question 74 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Professor Hammer points out that T.S. Eliot used quotation as an important literary technique. The use of quotations, according to Professor Hammer, suggests which of the following attitudes to the past?
A
Curiosity about the past
B
Deference to the past
C
Violation of the past
D
Paradoxically both B and C
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Question 75 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
One of the dominant themes in Wallace Stevens's poem "Sunday Morning" consists of the juxtaposition of nature against which set of cultural symbols?
A
The ideal of courtly love
B
Elements of the Christian narrative of salvation
C
The alchemical concept of the philosopher's stone
D
The Renaissance concept of humanism
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