Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The speaker of the poem can be best described as 
    • A. 

      A stargazer

    • B. 

      An impassioned son or daughter

    • C. 

      Death

    • D. 

      A deeply religious person

    • E. 

      A person on his/her deathbed

  • 2. 
    Which of the following best defines the word “dark” used in stanza 2? 
    • A. 

      Lacking in light

    • B. 

      Evil

    • C. 

      Nighttime

    • D. 

      The end of life

    • E. 

      Morose

  • 3. 
    With what is the poem primarily concerned with?
    • A. 

      A natural disaster

    • B. 

      Sleeping

    • C. 

      Death

    • D. 

      Anger

    • E. 

      The end of the day

  • 4. 
    All of the following literary devices can be found within the poem EXCEPT 
    • A. 

      Repetition

    • B. 

      Oxymoron

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Similie

    • E. 

      Allegory

  • 5. 
    Which of the following best categorizes the poem? 
    • A. 

      Ode

    • B. 

      Villanelle

    • C. 

      Elegy

    • D. 

      Petrarchan sonnet

    • E. 

      Idyll

  • 6. 
    The speaker of the poem would most likely agree with all of the following statements EXCEPT 
    • A. 

      Life is precious.

    • B. 

      One should fight to hold onto life.

    • C. 

      Death should be accepted.

    • D. 

      Death is an inevitability of life.

    • E. 

      One should allow oneself to pass away peacefully.

  • 7. 
    The poem’s rhyme pattern is 
    • A. 

      Aba aca aba aca aba abaa

    • B. 

      Aba aba aca aca aba abaa

    • C. 

      Abc abc aba aca aba acaa

    • D. 

      Abb acc aca aba aca abca

    • E. 

      Aba aca aba aba aba acaa

  • 8. 
    The tone of stanza six can best be described as 
    • A. 

      Mournful

    • B. 

      Mundane

    • C. 

      Vexed

    • D. 

      Jaded

    • E. 

      Beatific

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