"A Game Of Chess" - Gwen Harbrook

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"A Game Of Chess" - Gwen Harbrook

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the following are personified, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      The Nocturne

    • B. 

      Colors

    • C. 

      Delight

    • D. 

      The heart

    • E. 

      Shadows

  • 2. 
    The word "blaze," in line 5, contrasts what element in the poem?
    • A. 

      The chessmen

    • B. 

      The heart

    • C. 

      Night

    • D. 

      The kingdom

    • E. 

      Delight

  • 3. 
    The most significant literary device in the second stanza is:
    • A. 

      Oxymoron

    • B. 

      Allegory

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Simile

  • 4. 
    Overall, the poem represents:
    • A. 

      Political downfall

    • B. 

      Aging

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      A game of chess

    • E. 

      Love

  • 5. 
    The author’s use of nature through the poem implies that she believes love is:
    • A. 

      A waste of time

    • B. 

      Only experienced once

    • C. 

      Destined to failĀ 

    • D. 

      One of the most natural human emotions

    • E. 

      Inferior to nature

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