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Which of the following words from the poem “Home Burial” give the reader insight into the relationship between the man and woman? Mark all that apply.
Select one or more:
a. opening
b. mounting
c. arguing
d. shrinking
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The correct answer is: mounting, shrinking
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The poem “The Weary Blues,” by Langston Hughes, focuses on all but the following elements of modernism:
Select one or more:
a. fragmentary nature of thought
b. erasing the disctinction between high and low art
c. using the first person voice
d. subjectivity
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The correct answer is: fragmentary nature of thought, subjectivity
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List the three major ideas discussed in Klages's essay in the order in which they appear in history.
Select one:
a. modernity, modernism, and postmodernism
b. postmodernism, modernity, and modernism
c. modernsim, postmodernism, and modernity
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The correct answer is: modernity, modernism, and postmodernism
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Which of the following is true of the Hughes poem “I, Too”?
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a. It parodies another poem by a well-know American poet.
b. It shares a refrain with another poem by a well-known American poet.
c. It is a response to another poem by a well-known American poet.
d. It agrees with another poem by a well-known American poet.
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The correct answer is: It shares a refrain with another poem by a well-known American poet., It is a response to another poem by a well-known American poet.
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According to the textbook Billy Collins' poetry is all of the following except:
Select one:
a. playful
b. trivial
c. measured
d. formal
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