Module 1 - Introduction To Poetry

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 69

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Poetry Quizzes & Trivia

The purpose of this module assignment is to review the basic elements of poetry and review the reading assignments for October 18, 2008. Please answer the questions below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A pattern of accented and unaccented syllables in lines of poetry
    • A. 

      Rhyme

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Rhythm

  • 2. 
    Applying human qualities to non-human things
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Symbol

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 3. 
    Says one thing is like another thing
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 4. 
    What is your interpretation of "My Papa's Waltz"? What does the poem mean to you? Find evidence from the poem to support your answer. (1 paragraph)
  • 5. 
    Based on your interpretation of the poem, do the following words in "My Papas Waltz" carry a positive or negative connotation? Why?"romp" "beat" "hung on like death"
  • 6. 
    List two metaphors found in the poems you read for today.
  • 7. 
    What is your interpretation of "Those Winter Sundays"?
  • 8. 
    Who wrote "My Papas Waltz"?
    • A. 

      Theodore Rhoetke

    • B. 

      Maya Angelou

    • C. 

      Egdar Allen Poe

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Theodore Rhoetke

    • B. 

      Edgar Allen Poe

    • C. 

      Robert Hayden

  • 10. 
    Who wrote "To a daughter leaving home"?
    • A. 

      Bharati Mukerjee

    • B. 

      Gwendolyn Brooks

    • C. 

      Linda Pastan