Between Two Furious Oceans

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Between Two Furious Oceans

ELA 30 A quiz on Vast and Varied poem, Between Two Furious Oceans.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In a recent paragraph assignment you explained what Canada means to you. Refer directly to this poem, Between Two Furious Oceans, and agree that this poem in some ways represents what Canada means to you or diagree that this poem reveals what Canada means to you.Answer in complete sentences. Worth 5 marks.
  • 2. 
    The poet describes Canada in an orderly fashion. Select the correct progression from the choices below:
    • A. 

      BC, Alberta, Prairies, Quebec, Ontario Maritimes

    • B. 

      BC, Prairies, Ontario, Quebec, maritimes

    • C. 

      BC, Alberta, Prairies, Ontario, Quebec, Maritimes

    • D. 

      BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Maritimes

  • 3. 
    "...the lonely shadow of the firs" is the best example of:
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 4. 
    In stanza three the poet, Diespecker writes "...and the still, imperious lakes." Define the word imperious. Based on the definition, the line is an example of:
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 5. 
    "...and the swift / Cold current of the Ottawa" is the best example of:
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Symbol

  • 6. 
    In the last stanza the poet writes: "Blazing with consuming crismon golden lights like beacon flames... What 2 poetic devices are evident?
    • A. 

      Metaphor and simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor and alliteration

    • C. 

      Alliteration and simile

    • D. 

      Alliteration and personification

    • E. 

      Imagery and simile

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