War Poetry Quiz- Poem: In Flanders Fields

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is your opinion on the effectiveness of the poem? why? (extended response)

  • 2. 

    Feedback on this quiz: anything you did not agree with or that didn't work, i'm happy to discuss, as long as it's reasonable!!!

  • 3. 

    What is the writer's opinion on war? (choose best answer)

    • A.

      War is atrocious. it should be abolished

    • B.

      War is nescessary to protect our country

    • C.

      Describes the situation, but does not take sides.

    Correct Answer
    C. Describes the situation, but does not take sides.
    The writer's opinion on war is that they describe the situation but do not take sides. This means that the writer presents an objective view of war without expressing a personal preference or belief about whether war is atrocious and should be abolished or if it is necessary to protect our country. The writer simply provides a neutral description of the situation.

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  • 4. 

    What is the theme? (choose best answer)

    • A.


    • B.


    • C.


    Correct Answer
    A. Remembrance
    The theme of the given question is "remembrance" because it is asking about the main idea or central topic of something. Remembrance usually refers to the act of remembering or honoring someone or something from the past, which fits well with the context of the question. Celebration and tragedy are not mentioned in the question and do not align with the concept of theme in this context.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these are poetic devices used in the poem? (choose as many as you like)

    • A.


    • B.


    • C.


    • D.


    • E.

      Repeated words/phrases

    • F.

      Personal pronouns

    • G.


    • H.


    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Rhythm
    D. Rhyme
    E. Repeated words/phrases
    F. Personal pronouns
    The poem uses rhythm to create a musical flow and pattern in the language. Rhyme is also used, as certain words at the end of lines have similar sounds. Repeated words and phrases are used to emphasize certain ideas or create a sense of repetition. Personal pronouns are used to give a sense of intimacy or personal connection.

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  • 6. 

    What is the effect of the short phrases such as ‘we are the dead.’ which are used throughout the poem? (choose best answer)

    • A.

      Short and sweet to get ideas across quickly, and emphasise feelings.

    • B.

      Lacks description and is ineffective, does not convey feelings

    • C.

      The writer couldn't be bothered to write more

    • D.

      Makes it easy to read

    Correct Answer
    A. Short and sweet to get ideas across quickly, and emphasise feelings.
    The short phrases used throughout the poem are effective because they allow for quick and concise communication of ideas. Additionally, they serve to emphasize the emotions and feelings being conveyed in the poem.

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