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”
A. It has a regular rhyme scheme (aa/bb/cc/dd…), which is sustained throughout the poem.
B. It is primarily a narrative poem.
C. It is concerned with conventional 19thcentury relations between a man and a woman. D. All of these answers
A. Stein was a crucially important figure in the Paris émigré community.
B. Stein was primarily a muse for modernist poets.
C. Stein was a proponent of low modernism.
D. Stein was an opponent of vanguard trends.
A. The poem contrasts the image of a child in its mother’s womb with cruel devaluation of human life in wartime.
B. The poem praises those technological achievements which protect human life in wartime.
C. The poem uses images of the apocalypse to criticize the cruelty of war.
D. The poem presents the war as a natural part of the perennial cycles of human history.
A. Hughes was very conscious that he
was an American poet, and this profoundly influenced his writing.
B. Hughes wrote about the legacy of the American Civil War and its long-term cultural consequences.
C. Hughes introduced new subject-matter and new language into poetry. D. Both A and C
A. Germany was defeated and blamed for causing the war.
B. In the course of World War I, the Bolsheviks came to power in Russia. C. Successful parliamentary democracies were established throughout the continent and remained stable until the outbreak of World War II in 1939.
D. By the end of the 1920s, almost every state that had participated in World War I faced an economic depression and political upheavals.