Ancient and Modern Poetry: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In I, Too, Sing America, what is Hughes saying through the lines They send me to eat in the kitchen/When company comes?

Question 2 2. In The Odyssey, Odysseus is away from home for

Question 3 3. What are the major themes of Langston Hughes' writing?

Question 4 4. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, how does Gilgamesh overcome his fear of mortality?

Question 5 5. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh refuse the goddess Ishtar as a lover?

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Question 6 6. In The Odyssey, each time Odysseus gets close to home, his hopes are dashed by the actions of

Question 7 7. In The Odyssey, each of the following gods tried to keep Odysseus from getting home EXCEPT

Question 8 8. In T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets (1942), which poem is about water?

Question 9 9. According to the Iliad, the Trojan War was fought

Question 10 10. From which Italian city was Dante exiled?

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Question 11 11. Who leads Dante through Hell and Purgatory in The Divine Comedy?

Question 12 12. Which of the following words has a dark connotation?

Question 13 13. Edgar Allan Poe's work influenced which of the following 20th century authors?

Question 14 14. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh is described as

Question 15 15. What element of Edgar Allan Poe's writing sets him apart from other writers of his time?

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Question 16 16. Why is T.S. Eliot's Tradition in the Individual Talent controversial?

Question 17 17. The Iliad ends with the funeral of

Question 18 18. How does Odysseus defeat the cyclops Polyphemus?

Question 19 19. How does the poem I, Too, Sing America relate to Walt Whitman's poem I Hear America Singing?

Question 20 20. Who leads Dante through Heaven in The Divine Comedy?

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Question 21 21. Why was Poe's 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue' significant to literature?

Question 22 22. In The Odyssey, the suitors violate Xenia by

Question 23 23. What is modernist poetry?

Question 24 24. In early Greek literature, poetic form, stock phrases, and redundant epithets are all signs that

Question 25 25. Which of the following poetry techniques did Emily Dickinson use in her poems?

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Question 26 26. In The Iliad, Achilles refuses to fight until

Question 27 27. Which event in T.S. Eliot's life brought about the change in his poetic style and subject matter seen in the poem Ash Wednesday (1930) and the play Murder in the Cathedral (1935)?

Question 28 28. Which of the following was NOT a mark of civilization for the Sumerians?

Question 29 29. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh seek out the wild man Enkidu?

Question 30 30. The Epic of Gilgamesh was written around:

Ancient and Modern Poetry: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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