O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go Quiz

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 34

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Love Quizzes & Trivia

As you watch the video and reflect on the material therein, take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is true about the author of "O love, that wilt not let me go?"
    • A. 

      He was born blind.

    • B. 

      He went blind as a young adult.

    • C. 

      His fiance left him, and he suffered from loneliness at times.

    • D. 

      He was a very good athlete before being stricken with limited eyesight.

    • E. 

      He was a follower of Christ.

  • 2. 
    Which of these phrases are subtle references to Matheson's own blindness?
    • A. 

      My flickering torch

    • B. 

      wilt not let me go

    • C. 

      Light that guidest all my way

    • D. 

      The borrowed ray

    • E. 

      Day that shall brighter, fairer be

  • 3. 
    Which of the following phrases seems to allude to Matheson's lonely state as he wrote?
    • A. 

      Wil not let me go

    • B. 

      From Thee

    • C. 

      Through the rain

    • D. 

      Seekest me through pain

  • 4. 
    "He could have written an article; instead, he wrote a poem." Which of these examples of poetic moments demonstrate his use of alliteration (repeating sounds).
    • A. 

      O . . . ocean . . . flows

    • B. 

      Love . . . let . . . lay

    • C. 

      Trace . . . rainbow . . . rain

    • D. 

      Torch . . . dead . . . be

  • 5. 
    What is the unusual rhyme scheme of the hymn?
    • A. 

      A B A A B C B C C B etc.

    • B. 

      A B A A C D C C etc.

    • C. 

      A A A A B B B B etc.