'forest Delight' By Belinda Stotler - Do You Know The Literary Devices

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Want to learn more about literary devices? Literary devices are essential tools that a poet uses to create rhythm, enhance a poem's meaning, or intensify a mood or feeling. A poem usually comprises of: structural, grammatical, rhythmic, and many other types of devices. Understand Literary Devices in this quiz in the poem "Forest Delight" by Belinda Stotler


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What literary device is this? Nature's melodic sounds are sure to enthrall.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 2. 
    Which device is used in this line? Or the rain's resonating rhythm through leaves.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • E. 

      Alliteration

  • 3. 
    The ideas in bold in this portion of the fourth stanza uses metaphor,  true or false? Thoughts become gentle among natural sights, While our spirits entwine with forest delights, Enticing us to hear life's natural gifts of mirth, Inviting us to see the wondrous beauty of Earth,
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Read this portion of the poem below: Leaves fluttering on a gentle breeze, Within the forest of whispering trees, Makes sunlight gracefully dance there, Upon the ground and everywhere. Which lines DID NOT use personification?
    • A. 

      1&4

    • B. 

      2&3

  • 5. 
    Read the portion of this poem below: Dappling streams with sparkling light, Catching the colors of birds in flight, Giving flowers a lovely surreal glow, Rousing our spirits with nature's show. The use of the "Dappling streams is indicating which device throughout this portion?
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Simile

    • E. 

      Alliteration

  • 6. 
    Nightfall gives the forest a mysterious allure indicates the use of ...
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 7. 
    Read stanza 1 Leaves fluttering on a gentle breeze, Within the forest of whispering trees, Makes sunlight gracefully dance there, Upon the ground and everywhere. Dappling streams with sparkling light, Catching the colors of birds in flight, Giving flowers a lovely surreal glow, Rousing our spirits with nature's show. Which sentence says clearly what this stanza is about?  
    • A. 

      As the forest trees move the leaves shake

    • B. 

      The area is lit with sunlight everywhere.

    • C. 

      The reflection of birds and the beauty of flowers can be seen in a stream.

    • D. 

      Observers are captivated by the setting of moving trees and birds in the sunlight and the stream.

  • 8. 
    Please read this stanza below: Nature's melodic sounds are sure to enthrall, As life's songs peal within a forest cathedral. Nature adds the wind's timbre with a breeze, Or the rain's resonating rhythm through leaves. Merging with rippling sounds of forest streams, All serenading restless minds into daydreams That comforts those who seek refuge there. If only they'll listen while in the forest's care. Why does nature's  sound enthrall? * enthrall - captivate the attention of observers or fascinates many
    • A. 

      It is life's songs peal.

    • B. 

      It serenades restless minds into daydreams.

    • C. 

      It comforts those who seek refuge there.

    • D. 

      It forces many to listen as they care for the forest.

  • 9. 
    This poem uses the theme of Nature and it's beauty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A _____ is a literary device that directly compares two things, using words like "as", "so", "like", "than" etc.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Personification

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