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Canto II

Canto II


by Ezra Loomis Pound

Canto II: Guess Who Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Canto II? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Robert Browning is a(n)

Scottish freedom fighter
English Poet
Cyprian dictator
Famous actor
Q. To avoid being caught by a group of horny mermen, Ileuthyeria was turned into

A pine tree
A coral plant
A hawk
Q. Eleanor is another name Pound uses for

The first lady of the United States
Helen of Troy
Nora Barnace
Q. The name of the nymph who is assaulted by Poseidon is

Queen Maab
Q. The name of the sea god whom Pound totally makes up is