Poetry Test 2011

36 Questions | Total Attempts: 48

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Poetry Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The petals from the jacaranda tree in "The Girl Who Loved The Sky" symbolize what?
  • 2. 
    The poem, "The Girl Who Loved the Sky", uses a lot of ____________.
    • A. 

      Extended Metaphors

    • B. 

      Pun

    • C. 

      Symbolism

    • D. 

      Repetitive Imagery

    • E. 

      Imagery

  • 3. 
    Provide a literal interpretation of the poem. In other words, summarize the poem.
  • 4. 
    Provide a figurative interpretation of the poem.
  • 5. 
    Describe the narrator. Describe her actions, her feelings, and her attitude towards the new blind girl in her class.
  • 6. 
    __________ is an example of a symbol used in the poem.
    • A. 

      The Sky

    • B. 

      The Petals From the Jacaranda Tree

    • C. 

      The Lantern

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 7. 
    The poem, "The Girl Who Loved the Sky" uses a lot of symbolism. Give an example of a symbol in the poem and explain how it impacts the poem.
  • 8. 
    How does imagery play an important role in the poem, "The Girl Who Loved the Sky"?
  • 9. 
    Explain the theme of the poem. Why is it important? What is the author trying to say?
  • 10. 
    Compare and contrast the narrator to her best friend. Also, how are they different from others?
  • 11. 
    In the poem, "Combing", what techniques or figures of speech are used?
    • A. 

      Imagery

    • B. 

      Repetition

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Symbolism

  • 12. 
    In the poem, what does the comb symbolize?
  • 13. 
    Provide a literal intrepretation of the poem. In other words, provide a summary.
  • 14. 
    Provide a figurative interpretation of the poem.
  • 15. 
    When you repeat vowel sounds, you get a(n) ___________________.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Assonance

    • C. 

      Repetition

  • 16. 
    Describe the imagery in the poem.
  • 17. 
    What is being passed on or rather created by combing one's hair?
  • 18. 
    Provide a literal interpretation of the poem, "Beware: Do Not Read This Poem". Summarize it.
  • 19. 
    Provide a figurative analysis of the poem.
  • 20. 
    The mirrors are the main symbol of the poem. Explain how they have impact on the poem.
  • 21. 
    Explain the theme of the poem.
  • 22. 
    What techniques or figures of speeches does the poet in "The Seven Ages of Man" use?
    • A. 

      Extended metaphor

    • B. 

      Imagery

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 23. 
    What tone does the poem use?
    • A. 

      Joyful; optimistic

    • B. 

      Negative; pessimistic; grim

    • C. 

      None of the Above

  • 24. 
    Provide a literal interpretation of the poem. In other words, a summary.
  • 25. 
    Provide a figurative interpretation of the poem.