Love After Love By Derek Walcott

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Love After Love By Derek Walcott

Quiz about the poem Love after Love by Derek Walcott.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the character within the poem?
    • A. 

      A female character

    • B. 

      A Male character

    • C. 

      The poet

    • D. 

      The reader

    • E. 

      Other

  • 2. 
    In the second line of the first stanza it says "when, with elation" what three words best describe the word elation       
    • A. 

      Boredom, dullness, tedious

    • B. 

      Annoyed, Irritated, frustrated

    • C. 

      Anger, fury, rage

    • D. 

      Sadness, grief, sorrow

    • E. 

      Joy, Delight, Excitement

  • 3. 
    What are the three things that are taken from the bookshelf in stanza 2?
    • A. 

      Notes, photograph, love letters

    • B. 

      Book, magazine, notes

    • C. 

      Necklace, book, glasses

    • D. 

      Ornaments, letters, diary

    • E. 

      Book, candle, diary

  • 4. 
    What is the purpose of the poem?
  • 5. 
    What are the pronouns used within the poem and why do you think the author used these?
  • 6. 
    In the quote  "Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart" discuss why Derek walcott would have used this and what it symbolises
  • 7. 
    List some possible examples of modernism characteristics within the poem.
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