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Authors of Poems – Level I (IEW)

Ooey Gooey Author Unknown Celery Ogden Nash The Little Man Who Wasn’t There Hughes Mearns The Vulture Hilaire Belloc 1 After The Party William Wise Singing Time Rose Fyleman The Yak Hilaire Belloc 2 The Ingenious Little Old Man John Bennett My Shadow Robert Louise Stevenson 1 There Was an Old Person Whose Habits Edward…

Poems

Digging Author: Seamus Heaney Symbols -Tools symbolize the work each men within each generation has completed within the family, pride in work, finding value in your own work -Digging: a pen digs to uncover language, etc. while a spade digs to uncover potatoes -Earth: represents what the speaker is tied to/rooted in -Potatoes: reward for…

Blake – Poem quotes from Songs of Innocence

what shall I call thee? Infant joy (1) child in charge children are teachers of adults – Mother asks…… I happy am / Joy is my name Infant joy (2) child’s response/ essence of happiness (simplicity) sweet joy befall thee Infant joy (3) Mother – hint of world of experience/ cant promise happiness as she…

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Narrative poem: The prologue to Canterbury tales(QUIZ)

d. The virtues of the plowman as well as the buffoonishness and criminality of the miller. By positioning his description of the miller almost immediately after that of the plowman in the Canterbury tales, Chaucer accentuates D. Naive and observant The narrator in the Canterbury tales is portrayed as c Chaucers characterization- B. frame the…

Poetry: Poems by Sylvia Plath and Adelaide Crapsey

Read the poems below and answer the question that follows. “God’s World” by Edna St. Vincent Millay O world, I cannot hold thee close enough! Thy winds, thy wide grey skies! Thy mists, that roll and rise! Thy woods, this autumn day, that ache and sag And all but cry with colour! That gaunt crag…

Peligro (Poem for poetry out loud)

Stanza 1 Fire ran horrified from its ashes. Stanza 2 In the afterglow cinematic shadows fled Stanza 3 from flesh and blood. Scars appeared, Stanza 4 followed years later by their wounds. Stanza 5 Blinks of red dinged relentlessly, Stanza 6 but there was nowhere to stop Stanza 7 for the train pulling its wreckage.

Poem: Ode to the West Wind

“Thou,” used throughout the poem, refers to — the wind With which season does the speaker associate the west wind? Fall The speaker wishes to become a lyre — so that the wind blowing through his strings can make beautiful sounds In “Ode to the West Wind,” which of the following does the west wind…

Beowulf Poem (Short Version)

Who is Grendel? A fierce monster who cannot be loved. Who is Beowulf? A hero Who is Unferth? Jealous of Beowulf and challenges him. Who is Hrothgar? King of the Danes. What is Herot? Symbol created by Hrothgar for his men as a reward for their loyalty. Also the setting. How long has Grendel been…

Poetry: Poems by Sylvia Plath and Adelaide Crapsey 2

“God’s World” by Edna St. Vincent Millay Which statement best reflects Millay’s attitude toward the seasons? B. Millay finds beauty in the autumn world but resents the rebirth of spring because she sees death and sorrow everywhere. “Listening to Her Practice: My Middle Daughter m, on the Edge of Adolescence, Learns to Play the Saxophone”…

Poetry: Poems by Gwendolyn Brooks and Emily Dickinson

What is a controlling image? A. a pattern or beat created using stressed and unstressed syllables B. an image that repeats throughout an entire poem C. the use of similar-sounding words in poetry D. an image that appears just once in a poem B. Read the poem “I’m Nobody” by Emily Dickinson and answer the…

Word Choice and Extended Metaphor in a Poem by Maya Angelou

But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream his wings are clipped and his feet are tied so he opens his throat to sing. What is the figurative meaning of the excerpt? The caged bird has had his hope destroyed. I sit and look out upon…

Poem: Kubla Khan Pre-Test

The dominant image used in the middle of the poem is the image of — a. women’s voices calling to the speaker c. maidens playing instruments b. a river bursting from underground d. the poet waking from his dream b. a river bursting from underground The speaker’s vision suddenly changes with the image of the…

Langston Hughes Poems 3

Madam’s Calling Cards I had some cards printed The other day. They cost me more Than I wanted to pay. I told the man I wasn’t no mint, But I hankered to see My name in print. MADAM JOHNSON, ALBERTA K. He said, Your name looks good Madam’d that way. Shall I use Old English…

Lit Book Poem Test- Ballad of Birmingham

Where does the young child want to go at the beginning of the poem? to a Freedom March What does the mother find while searching for her child? a shoe According to the Primary Source Connection, what was the name of the Sunday school lesson taught on the day of the bombing? “The Love That…

Etrigan 1972 Poem

Change! Change, O form of man! Release the might from fleshy mire! Boil the blood in heart of fire! Gone! Gone! — the form of man — Rise, the Demon Etrigan!! Change! Change, O form of man! Release the might from fleshy mire! Boil the blood in heart of fire! Gone! Gone! — the form…

All My Great Excuses Poem by Kenn Nesbitt

excuses to blame someone or something else for something you are responsible for taken hostage kidnapped abducted kidnapped swiped stolen refused would not do it “On the blink” broken or not working

Epic a long narrative poem

Epic hero A larger than life character Quest Long dangerous journey Valorous deeds actions that demonstrates the heroes courage Divine intervention The hero receives help from gods Great evens Important events from history Folk epic Epics that were passed down orally Literary epics Epics written by an wuthor Epic conventions 1-opens by stating the subject…

Tulips Plath Poem

Background of Plath before this Poem she recently just had a miscarriage and committed suicide two years after. communion tablet branch in church What does the Tulips symbolize The things she does not like in life, and wants to get away from. define color imagery contrast between red and white Water is symbolic for what…

Poetry: Poems by Sylvia Plath and Adelaide Crapsey

Read the poem below and answer the question that follows. “Spring” by Edna St. Vincent Millay To what purpose, April, do you return again? Beauty is not enough. You can no longer quiet me with the redness Of little leaves opening stickily. I know what I know. The sun is hot on my neck as…

from A POEM LINKS Unlikely Allies in 1775 Phillis Wheatley and George Washington by James G. Basker

lavish extremely generous or extravagant; giving unsparingly prodigy a person with great talent; a young genius periodicals magazines, newspapers, and journals celebrity a famous person ardent very enthusiastic, impassioned manuscript a book or other document written by hand preface n. introduction; verb – to introduce gushes expressives with passion virtues positive traits, such as loyalty,…

OZYMANDIAS – from the poem, what do the following mean?

Who was Ozymandias? great Egyptian King Rameses II Ruler of Egypt powerful and arrogant ruler in time passed What did the traveller see? Ruined statue trunkless legs shattered visage What is understood by the inscription? That Ozymandias was powerful and ruled over all below him He was indestructible What had happened to the statue? Destroyed?…

poem quizzes

The speaker of “the guitar” makes a direct comparison between the guitar and ______. a wounded heart which word best describes the speaker’s feelings in the following lines from “the guitar” : it mourns the arrow without a target, the evening without morning. And the first bird dead upon a branch. sorrowful the preceding lines…

Narrative Poem: The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales

Which pilgrim would most likely give absolution to a character in The Canterbury Tales? Explain your reasoning. Friar Read the description of the Wife of Bath in “The Prologue” to The Canterbury Tales. Cite two quotations of direct and indirect characterization that imply this woman is not as “worthy,” or virtuous, as the speaker first…

Marcos poems study tool

where does the cat in “cat” run? the cat runs out of the house (off the mat) and outside to the tree Why is the cat running? the cat is running because the poet is chasing it How does the speaker of the poem feel about the cat? the speaker of the poem DOES NOT…

My Boston massacre poem

Stanza 1 The Boston massacre was a street fight, Happened when the revolutionary war was just in sight. Patriots stood there, skin and bone Stood there, throwing stones. Stanza 2 At a red coat, Threatening his throat, He called for help, With a yelp Stanza 3 The Americans kept pelting, As anger was smelting. When…

Epic Poems/Beowulf

A literary device in which a poetic phrase substitutes for a noun, such as ‘sky-candle’ for sun Kenning A repetition of sounds with the same initial sound. (Peter piper picked a peck of pickled peppers) Alliteration A pause in a line of poetry Caesura An old English word for a Poet What is a Scop?…

Style in Poems by Rabindranath Tagore

Which line most directly states the speaker’s feelings in “Song VII” by Rabindranath Tagore? -“She has no pride of dress and decoration.” -“their jingling would drown thy whispers.” -“My poet’s vanity dies in shame before thy sight.” -“like a flute of reed for thee to fill with music.” “My poet’s vanity dies in shame before…

The Wanderer: Poem Quiz

What is being explained in lines 9-13? A man is departing on his own, with no connections to anyone. Give an example of personification “Locking his lips,” Give an example of alliteration “fleeting, friends are fleeting,” What is the tone of the poem? sorrowful what does the line 44 mean? He is reminded of his…

Myotome Poem

C1,2 I nod to you -Neck flexion/extension C3 Don’t tickle me -Neck lateral flexion C4 I’m not sure – shoulder elevation C5 Feel alive – Shoulder flexion, abduction and lateral rotation C6, 7, 8 Close the gate – Shoulder extension, adduction and medial rotation C5,6 Pick up sticks – Elbow flexion C7,8 Lay them straight…

OPPFI Poems

See It Through by Edgar Albert Guest When you’re up against a trouble, Meet it squarely, face to face; Lift your chin and set your shoulders, Plant your feet and take a brace. When it’s vain to try to dodge it, Do the best that you can do; You may fail, but you may conquer,…

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