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On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer

On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer


by John Keats

On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer: Keats is so Theme-y Quiz

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Q. The verb "travell'd" implies that Keats…

is ready to go home and relax.
will ship Fed-Ex next time.
is unafraid of being confronted by foreigners.
is an explorer of literature.
Q. Metaphorically, the "realms of gold"…

are books of poetry.
are new planets.
are the riches he feels sure he will make one day.
is the sub-division where the guy on the Monopoly box lives.
Q. By mentioning "bards" and "deep-brow'd Homer," Keats shows…

that everyone needs to be told to pluck their eyebrows.
his belief that most poets are overrated.
that he doesn't truly understand what it means to be great.
his high regard for and desire to become a great poet.
Q. By describing Chapman as speaking out "loud and bold," Keats implies…

that Chapman's work is an early version of Def Jam Poetry.
that if poets don't say their poems out loud, they aren't true poets.
that Chapman is too heavy-handed in his writing.
that great poetry is forceful and impacts its readers.
Q. At the end of the poem, Cortez is silent because…

he is too disappointed to speak.
he is afraid to interrupt Homer's poetry.
he is struck dumb by the awe he feels.
he doesn't speak the language of the natives of Panama.