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The Naked and the Nude

The Naked and the Nude


by Robert Graves

The Naked and the Nude: Parts and More Parts (Of the Body, That Is) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Naked and the Nude? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What's the literary term for referring to a doctor as an "eye"?

Pretty cheesy
Q. How is the eye observing the nude described?

Overcome with emotion
Ridiculously happy
Sucked in to the nude's aura
Q. What parts of the naked body are described in this poem?

Knobby knees
Elegant arms
The unmentionable bits
Q. Who actually determines the definition of words, according to the poem?

The poet, of course
Lexographers. Aren't they lucky?
The goddess. Obvi.
Q. How many stanzas are in the body of the poem itself?

Who cares? It's so good we can't put it down.