Suggestion of American Poetry Exam 2022

Suggestion of American Poetry Exam 2022

Part – C

Emily Dickinson 

  1. Discuss the mysticism in Emily Dickinson’s poetry.  
  2. Critically analyse the poem “I Felt a Funeral in My Brain” by Emily Dickinson. 
  3. Discuss the major themes in Emily Dickinson’s poetry you have read.  
  4. Death is the recurring symbol of Emily Dickinson’s poetry. Illuminate. Or, How does Dickinson explore different aspects of death in her poems? ✪ ✪ ✪

আরো পড়ুনঃDiscuss the Elements of Anti-Racialism in the Poems of Langston Hughes. (বাংলায়)

Walt Whitman 

ইউটিউবে ভিডিও লেকচার দেখুনঃ

  1. Consider “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d” as an elegy.   

Or, Do you think that “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d” is an elegy? Substantiate your answer.

  1. Write a note on Whitman as a mystic poet with special reference to his poem “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d”.   Or, What idea of Whitman as a mystic do you have from the poem “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d”?
  2. Evaluate Whitman as a poet of democracy.  

Or, How far is Whitman’s claim to the title of a poet of democracy justifiable? 

Robert Frost

  1. Evaluate Robert Frost as a poet of Nature.  

Or, Point out the characteristics of Frost’s poetry which mark him as a poet of nature. 

  1. In what sense is Frost a modern poet?  
  2. Analyse the rural settings in the poems of Robert Frost.  

Or, Comment on the rural settings in the poems of Robert Frost.

  1. Depict the theme of alienation in the poems of Robert Frost.

আরো পড়ুনঃEvaluate Robert Frost as a Poet of Nature. (বাংলায়)

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Langston Hughes 

  1. Discuss the elements of anti-racialism in the poems of Langston Hughes.  Or, What is racism or racialism? Discuss Langston Hughes as an anti-racialist.  
  2. How does Langston Hughes expose some ugly aspects of American life?
  3. Give an estimation of Langston Hughes as an American poet with reference to the poems you have read.  
  4. Discuss the major themes of Langston Hughes’ poems you have read.  

Part – B

Emily Dickinson 

  1. How can the poem “Wild Nights – Wild Nights” be regarded as a poem of mystic experience?  

Or, Show the religious significance of the poem “Wild Nights – Wild Nights”.

  1. How does Dickinson express her love in ” Wild Nights – Wild Nights”?  
  2. How does Dickinson treat immortality in her poems?  
  3. How long will the poet continue drinking the alcohol or nectar from Nature?  

Walt Whitman

  1. How does Whitman describe the beauties of his “Own Manhattan”?  Or, How does Walt Whitman describe lilac-bush? Or, Describe, after Whitman, the lilac-bush that stands in the dooryard fronting an old farm-house.
  2.  Write a note on Whitman’s use of symbols.  
  3.  What does the poet ignore in order to pay his last respect for the person he loves?

Or, What are the things that the poet ceases from, on his way towards paying the last tribute to the dead person he loves?

  1. What is the background of the poem ” O Captain! My Captain!”?  
  2. How does Walt Whitman express his grief over the death of the Captain? Or, Why does the poet cry out ‘But O heart! heart! Heart!’?    

Robert Frost

  1. What does the speaker of “After Apple – Picking” foretell about his dreaming? 
  2. Analyse the theme of the poem “The Road Not Taken”.  
  3. What idea does the poet want to convey by the expression ” Something there is that doesn’t love a wall”?
  4. Why was Warren unwilling to hire Silas anymore?    
  5. What dramatic qualities do you find in the poem “The Death of a Hired Man”?   
  6. Was Robert Frost wise in choosing the road not frequented by people in ” The Road Not Taken”?  
  7. Find out similarities that exist between the poet himself and the tree at the window. Or, What similarities do you find between the poet and the tree at the window? 

আরো পড়ুনঃGive an Estimate of Langston Hughes as an American Poet concerning the Poems you Have Read. (বাংলায়)

Langston Hughes 

  1. Show the racial inequality in the poem “I, Too, Sing America”?  
  2. How are the rivers mentioned in ” The Negro Speaks of Rivers” associated with the Negro slavery?  
  3. What did Langston Hughes learn from his visit to the rivers? 
  4. Do you think “I, Too, Sing America” expresses the optimistic view of the Black American slave?
  5. How was the singer singing on Lenox Avenue at night?
  6. Do you think Langston Hughes is an optimistic poet?  
Riya Akter
Riya Akter
Hey, This is Riya Akter Setu, B.A (Hons) & M.A in English from National University.


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