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Poetry of the Ancient and Modern Worlds: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is Amy Lowell's poem Autumn about?

Question 2 2. How is Aeneas different from Odysseus?

Question 3 3. Why did Octavian want Virgil to write 'The Aeneid'?

Question 4 4. What is a meter in poetry?

Question 5 5. Why is T.S. Eliot's Tradition in the Individual Talent controversial?

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Question 6 6. Why was Poe's 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue' significant to literature?

Question 7 7. How does Agamemnon's behavior in the The Iliad and The Odyssey reflect the Greeks' view of authority?

Question 8 8. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh is described as

Question 9 9. Which of the following poetry techniques did Emily Dickinson use in her poems?

Question 10 10. In The Iliad, Paris stole Helen from

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Question 11 11. What does Hughes say about dreams in his poem Harlem?

Question 12 12. What is Imagism?

Question 13 13. In early Greek literature, poetic form, stock phrases, and redundant epithets are all signs that

Question 14 14. What is modernist poetry?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was NOT a mark of civilization for the Sumerians?

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Question 16 16. How does the poem I, Too, Sing America relate to Walt Whitman's poem I Hear America Singing?

Question 17 17. Which classic literary text is the second half of 'The Aeneid' modeled upon?

Question 18 18. How does H.D.'s poetry differ from Amy Lowell's poetry?

Question 19 19. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh refuse the goddess Ishtar as a lover?

Question 20 20. In The Iliad, Achilles refuses to fight until

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Question 21 21. Emily Dickinson used _____to illustrate how we are all interrelated.

Question 22 22. How does Odysseus defeat the cyclops Polyphemus?

Question 23 23. Who leads Dante through Hell and Purgatory in The Divine Comedy?

Question 24 24. The Iliad portrays the Trojans as

Question 25 25. Why does Hughes use an infected sore to describe what happens to deferred dreams?

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Question 26 26. How did E.A. Robinson change the language of poetry?

Question 27 27. The Iliad ends with the funeral of

Question 28 28. Who leads Dante through Heaven in The Divine Comedy?

Question 29 29. In The Odyssey, Odysseus' journey to the underworld was probably inspired by _____.

Question 30 30. From which Italian city was Dante exiled?

Poetry of the Ancient and Modern Worlds: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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