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Jazz poetry: Quiz


Question 1: ________ would often accompany his readings of poetry with music, playing the piano
Beat GenerationJack KerouacOn the RoadThe Dharma Bums

Question 2: Jazz poetry is poetry that "demonstrates ________-like rhythm or the feel of improvisation".
DixielandAmerican popular musicBluesJazz

Question 3: [1] During the 1920s, several poets began to eschew the conventions of rhythm and style; among these were Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, and ________.
Modernist poetry in EnglishE. E. CummingsAmerican poetryGertrude Stein

Question 4: Poets like ________ and Paul Lawrence Dunbar incorporated the syncopated rhythms and repetitive phrases of blues and jazz music into their writing.
W. E. B. Du BoisUnited StatesAfrican-American literatureLangston Hughes

Question 5: It was with the advent of the ________ that jazz poetry developed into what it is today.
Langston HughesAfrican American cultureAfrican-American literatureHarlem Renaissance

Question 6: Poets like Vachel Lindsay (who actually abhorred the "primitive" sound of jazz music) and ________ wrote poetry in this vein.
Gertrude SteinTristan TzaraMan RayMina Loy


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