Modern Poetry and Poetics

Modern Poetry and Poetics

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Question 96 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following does Professor Hammer identify as one of the most important goals of Imagist poetry?
A
The privileging of image over sound
B
The privileging of rhythm over meaning
C
The privileging of individual detail over the larger pattern
D
The privileging of colors over textures
Question 97 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Many critics see similarities between the tenets of Futurism and which of the following political philosophies?
A
Marxism
B
Fascism
C
Democracy
D
Libertarianism
Question 98 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
What are some of the surface similarities between Robert Frost's poem "Out, Out" and John Greenleaf Whittier's poem "Telling the Bees"?
A
They both address the theme of death.
B
Both use formal meter to present a narrative structure.
C
They are both set in rural New England.
D
All of these answers
Question 99 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following phrases best describes the central goal of Imagist poets?
A
"Emotional power achieved through suggestive visual images"
B
"Exploration of philosophical paradoxes through visual images"
C
Clarity of expression through the use of precise visual images
D
"Inclusion of natural objects as symbols"
Question 100 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Ezra Pound's "Canto I" opens with the following lines: "And then went down to the ship, /Set keel to breakers, forth on the godly sea, and(.....)." Which of the following statements best characterizes these lines and the poem as a whole?
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.
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