Modern Poetry and Poetics

Modern Poetry and Poetics

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Question 21 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following statements best characterizes American World War II poems?
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.
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Question 22 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following literary devices is most prominent in Gertrude Stein's poem "New"?
A
Assonance and word repetition
B
Simile
C
Metaphor and allusion
D
Circumlocution
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Question 23 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Ezra Pound's poem "In a Station of the Metro" reads: "The apparition of these faces in the crowd;/ Petals on a wet, black bough." Which of the following statements best characterizes this poem?
A
It seeks to diminish the distance between society and nature.
B
It seeks to amplify the distance between society and nature.
C
It plays with the relationship between the social, natural, and supernatural worlds.
D
It evokes the beauty of a pastoral scene.
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Question 24 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following poets would most likely be categorized as a modernist poet?
A
William Carlos Williams
B
John Greenleaf Whittier
C
George Herbert
D
Robert Browning
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Question 25 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following statements does NOT characterize the poet e. e. cummings?
A
Ivy League educated
B
Active pacifist during both world wars
C
Popularized the use of free verse
D
A private and self-effacing person
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