London, 1802 Poem Quiz

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London, 1802 Poem Quiz

Poems are a creative way to communicate. Some may have deeper meanings and for somewhat you read is what you get. Explore the poem and answer the questions below to see how polished your poem skills are. Enjoy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which literary device does Wordsworth use when he addresses MIlton?
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Apostrophe

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 2. 
    What is Wordsworth's opinion of London in 1802?
    • A. 

      The Industrial Revolution has caused positive progress in London.

    • B. 

      Progress has stalled and a social awakening is much needed.

    • C. 

      King Milton should step down from the throne.

    • D. 

      Milton should lead the Luddite anti-technology revolt.

  • 3. 
    Select which character(s) you liked.
    • A. 

      M.I.A. (Anisha)

    • B. 

      Ms. Gatcke (Mia)

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 4. 
    The imagery in the poem is mainly about
    • A. 

      Machinery

    • B. 

      Prison

    • C. 

      Birth

    • D. 

      Nature

  • 5. 
    What is the tone of the poem?
    • A. 

      The tone starts out as self-deprecating, then shifts to apologetic.

    • B. 

      The tone starts out as confused, then shifts to uncooperative.

    • C. 

      The tone starts out as frustrated and disappointed, then shifts to hopeful and allegorical.

    • D. 

      The tone starts out as excited, then shifts to melancholic.

  • 6. 
    What does the fen represent?
    • A. 

      London's inability to flourish in important areas due to the Industrial Revolution.

    • B. 

      Wordsworth's wish for London to fly away like a bird, liberated.

    • C. 

      London's fluid nature

    • D. 

      The outbreak of cholera in England due to dirty water being consumed

  • 7. 
    What type of sonnet does London 1802 follow?
    • A. 

      The English (or Shakespearian) Sonnet

    • B. 

      The Italian (or Petrarchan) Sonnet

    • C. 

      The Spenserian Sonnet

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The shift in tone occurs in which of the following lines
    • A. 

      The heroic wealth of hall and bower

    • B. 

      Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness

    • C. 

      When stars and sea join together

    • D. 

      Oh! raise us up, return to us again

  • 9. 
    What is Wordsworth's attitude towards Milton?
    • A. 

      Enamored

    • B. 

      Reverent

    • C. 

      Optimistic

    • D. 

      Frustrated

  • 10. 
    Why is enjambment used?
    • A. 

      To spice things up

    • B. 

      Just 'cause

    • C. 

      To keep the flow going

    • D. 

      To confuse readers

  • 11. 
    Why is the poem called London, 1802?
    • A. 

      Because Wordsworth wishes to return to London back in 1802

    • B. 

      Because Milton died in London in 1802

    • C. 

      Because Wordsworth was born in London in 1802

    • D. 

      Because it is about London in 1802

  • 12. 
    What was Mia's accent?
    • A. 

      Australian

    • B. 

      South-African

    • C. 

      Scot-Irish

    • D. 

      Serbian

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