This is an MCQ-based quiz for GRE on the Identification Of British Poetry After 1925.
This includes poems like The Good Soldier, Parade’s End, Stop All the Clocks, Digging, The Second Coming, and The Lake Isle of Innisfree.
This post-war English poet and librarian was known for his obscenity and frank examination of modern life in poems such as “This Be the Verse,” “The Life with a Hole in It” and “Aubade.”
Britain’s current (2015) Poet Laureate has published volumes including Standing Female Nude, Fleshweathercock and Other Poems, and The World’s Wife, the latter of which refigures classically male-centric myths and fairy tales to focus on the female characters. Who is she?
Which post-war British poet also published detective novels under the name Nicholas Blake and was an ardent supporter of communism in his youth?
This modernist poet, famously married to Sylvia Plath, published poetry collections including The Hawk in the Rain, Lupercal, and Birthday Letters.
Which Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet wrote such works as “The Second Coming” and “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” and helped found the Abbey Theatre?
This British poet began one of his best-known works, a highly allusive poem about the small inner torments of a modern man, with the lines “Let us go then, you and I.”
This poet, who wrote vividly about his experiences at the Battles of the Somme and Ypres in poems concerning World War I, also wrote The Good Soldier and Parade’s End. Who is he?
This English-born poet and visual artist spent much of her life in Paris, where she wrote work distinguished by its feminist and Futurist influences and its avant-garde vocabulary and syntax. Some distinctive works include Songs to Joannes, Feminist Manifesto and “Aphorisms on Futurism.” Who is she?
This English-American poet’s most famous poems include “Stop All the Clocks” (alternately titled “Funeral Blues”) and “Musée des Beaux Arts,” in which he uses Pieter Bruegel’s painting Landscape with the Fall of Icarus to examine human suffering and mundane daily life. Who is he?
This Irish Nobel Prize-winning poet is famous for works such as “Digging” and his or her modern translation of Beowulf.