Higher English - Hotel Room, 12th Floor Quiz

1

In the opening stanza, what is compared to a jumbo size dentist's drill?

2

What is the form of 'Hotel Room, 12th Floor'?

3

What is implied by MacCaig's description of a helicopter as a damaged insect'?

4

Towards the end of the opening stanza, what does the focus shift to?

5

Darkness is described as being shot at by a million lit windows. What theme does this develop?

6

In stanza two, which sense does MacCaig regularly refer to?

7

What is suggested by the specification that the screaming emits from coldwater flats?

8

In what manner does MacCaig describe rural America?

9

What does MacCaig refers to in the closing stanza?

10

Which of these is not a central theme in the poem?