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Hugh Selwyn Mauberley

Hugh Selwyn Mauberley


by Ezra Pound

Hugh Selwyn Mauberley: Hugh Who? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Hugh Selwyn Mauberley? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. According to the poem, who is Hugh's "Penelope"?

Ezra Pound
The tropical island
Q. Which character in the poem does Hugh admire?

Mr. Nixon
Monsieur Verog
The man with the oar
Q. At what age did Hugh "pass from men's memory"?

30 years old
20 years old
40 years old
21 years old
Q. How was Hugh "diabolus in the scale" for three years?

He gained weight
He is the child of Satan
He's diabolical
His views didn't quite suit the times
Q. What is Hugh's biggest temptation?

To give up his dreams as an artist and live a life of simple pleasures
To get back together with the woman he loves and live happily ever after