Question 1: He produced a series of works on ________, haiku, senryū, and on other forms of Japanese and Asian literature.
Question 2: Like the Japanese ________ world in general at that time, Shiki was strongly influenced by Western culture.
Question 3: The city of ________ has more than two hundred kuhi.
Question 4: Bashō was deified by both the imperial government and ________ religious headquarters one hundred years after his death because he raised the haikai genre from a playful game of wit to sublime poetry.
Question 5: In Japanese, haiku are traditionally printed in a single vertical line, while ________ usually appear in three lines, to parallel the three metrical phrases of Japanese haiku.
Question 6: In the early 20th century Nobel laureate ________ composed haiku in Bengali.
Question 7: Most writers of literary ________ use about ten to fourteen syllables, with no formal pattern.
Question 9: Hokku is the opening stanza of an orthodox collaborative linked poem, or ________, and of its later derivative, renku (or haikai no renga).
Question 10: His best-known book, [14 ] , or ________ Narrow Roads to the Interior, is counted as one of the classics of Japanese literature and has been translated into English extensively. [15 ]