1. Which passage is an example of the use of cataloguing?
Tenderly will I use you curling grass/ It may be you transpire from the breasts of young men
I celebrate myself, and sing myself/ And what I assume you shall assume.
The carpenter singing his as he
measures his plank or beam/ The mason singing his as he makes ready for
work, or leaves off work.
Or I guess it is the handkerchief of the Lord/ A scented gift and remembrancer designedly dropt
2. Which line includes an example of parallelism?
But I shall be good health to you nevertheless/ And filter and fibre your blood
I celebrate myself and sing myself,/ And what I assume you shall assume,
They are alive and well somewhere,/ The smallest sprout shows there is really no death.
I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear,/ Those of mechanics, each one singing his as it should be blithe and strong.
3. Which line includes an example of repetition?
Leave not the bridegroom quiet – no happiness must he have now with his bride.
And you O my soul where you stand.
I stop somewhere waiting for you.
Beat! Beat! drums! — blow! bugles! blow!
4. What word best describes the tone of the following line? – “The day what
belongs to the day — at night the party of young fellows, robust,
friendly,/ Singing with open mouths their strong melodious songs.
5. What word best describes the tone of the following line? – “Beat! beat!
drums! — blow! bugles! blow!/ Over the traffic of cities — over the
rumble of wheels in the streets.”