January 30, 2023

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6) The least read (most ignored) “important” poet in English is

(a) Dryden

(b) Donor

(c) Pope John Paul II

(d) John Lennon in his “Rubber Soul” period

(e) Sara Teasdale


(7) Who said it: “Power corrupts. Total power totally corrupts.”

(a) Queen Victoria

(b) Gertrud Stein

(c) Harold Acton

(d) Herald Square

(e) Aaron Burr


(8) Describe Emily Dickinson’s reaction when she learned that her initials now stand for “erectile dysfunction”.


(9) What does Cain say to God in Genesis after killing Abel:

(a) “Am I my brother’s keeper?”

(b) “Luca Brazzi swims with the fish.”

(c) “Don’t take us to Penn Station.”

(d) “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself”

(e) “Are you talking to me?”


(10) “In the beginning was the Word.” This is the opening sentence of

(a) Moby-Dick

(b) Hansel and Gretel

(c) The Autobiography of Malcolm X

(d) Existentialism for Dummies

(e) either the Oresteia or one of the four gospels


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