AP English Literature and Composition Practice Test 4

Questions 1-15 refer to the following information.

Read the following poem by Amy Lowell carefully, and then choose answers to the questions that follow.

1. Overall, the speaker's attitude toward the subject of the poem is one of

2. The phrase "I drink your lips,/I eat the whiteness of your hands and feet" (lines 13–14) serves to

3. In the last stanza, the relationship between the speaker and her subject is most directly implied to be

4. Which of the following best conveys the meaning in context of "How have I snared the seas to lie in my fingers/And caught the sky to be a cover for my head?" (lines 30–31)?

5. The use of repetition and punctuation in the first line of the poem could be interpreted to suggest

6. The speaker compares her beloved to all of the following EXCEPT

7. The third stanza of the poem principally suggests that

8. The phrase "Compassing me with the four circles of your mystic lightness" (lines 33–34) indicates that the speaker is

9. Which word is a metaphor for the poem itself?

10. Which stanza most suggests the religious level of devotion felt by the poem's speaker?

11. "As the perfume of jonquils, you come forth in the morning" (line 8) is an example of

12. The poem's final stanza suggests which of the following?

I. The speaker needs her lover in order to live.

II. The speaker's lover is similar to the morning.

III. The speaker is thankful for the gift of heaven.

13. Grammatically, the word "hone" (line 26) is a

14. The poem states or implies which of the following?

I. The speaker believes that heaven is necessary to her well-being.

II. The speaker's lover is far away from her.

III. The speaker shows reverence for the natural world.

15. Which of the following best describes the use of rhetorical questions in the poem?