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Question 1: The most celebrated English renderings of the ________ were produced by Edward Fitzgerald; an example is given below:
Persian literatureRubaiyat of Omar KhayyamHafezAmir Khusrow

Question 2: Spanish: ________, Giannina Braschi, Ángel Crespo, Julio Cortázar, Ruben Dario, Oliverio Girondo
Octavio PazSeamus HeaneyCzesław MiłoszJoseph Brodsky

Question 3: Another strong element of ________ can be the use of vivid imagery for effect.
Poetic dictionJohn MiltonPoetryLyric poetry

Question 4: Another master of 17th-century English satirical poetry was ________.
The Libertine (2004 film)Restoration comedyGeorge Villiers, 2nd Duke of BuckinghamJohn Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester

Question 5: ________ include Chinese, Vietnamese, Lithuanian, and most subsaharan languages.
Tone sandhiFloating toneVowel harmonyTone (linguistics)

Question 6: Many poetic dictions use repetitive phrases for effect, either a short phrase (such as Homer's "rosy-fingered dawn" or "the wine-dark sea") or a longer ________.
MusicConclusion (music)RefrainPoetry

Question 7: It qualifies as poetry because of its conciseness, use of ________, and special attention to language.

Question 8: It recounts, in a continuous narrative, the life and works of a ________ or mythological person or group of persons.
Greek mythologyHeroPlatoGreek hero cult

Question 9: Iambic tetrameter (Andrew Marvell, "To His Coy Mistress"; ________, Eugene Onegin)[46]
Mikhail LermontovAlexander PushkinMikhail GlinkaVasily Zhukovsky

Question 10: All of ________'s translators and successors owe a debt to that semi-legendary fabulist.

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