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Proem

Proem

by Octavio Paz

Proem: Oh, A Poet's Life is a Wonderful Life Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Proem? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which country was Octavio Paz from?


Antarctica
Egypt
Mexico
Spain
Q. Which big-deal prize was Paz the recipient of?


Nobel Prize for Literature
Olympic Gold in the 100-meter dash
Pulitzer Prize
State Spelling Bee Champion
Q. Which nation's Civil War did Paz witness?


Antarctica
Mexico
Spain
USA
Q. Which of these countries did Paz live in as a ambassador for Mexico?


Antarctica
India
Japan
Switzerland
Q. Which of these other literary forms is Paz considered a master of?


Essay
Haiku
Limerick
Sermon
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