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Shall I compare thee to a summer's day...?

Cast your minds back to the fifth form and see if you remember any of these poems. 12 Questions.

 
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1

'The Lady of Shallot' was written by...

  • John Donne
  • William Wordsworth
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson

2

What line comes after 'On either side the river lie'?

  • Tall trees that look o'er rushes high
  • Trees that reach to meet the sky
  • Long fields of barley and of rye

3

The poem 'Goblin Market' was written by...?

  • Christina Rosetti
  • Emily Bronte
  • Virginia Woolf

4

Match the first line of the poem with the poet.

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Left

  • William Wordsworth
  • William Butler Yeats
  • William Blake
  • William Allingham

Right

  • Where dips the rocky highland
  • Up the airy mountain
  • Thou fair-hair'd angel of the evening
  • Oft I had heard of Lucy Gray

5

'The Wreck of the Hesperus' was written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. He was ....?

  • Irish
  • English
  • American

6

'This is the Night Mail crossing the border, Bringing the cheque and the postal order - was written by....

  • W.H.Auden
  • William Wordsworth
  • John Keats

7

John Keats was born in which year?

  • 1879
  • 1795
  • 1820

8

'Lars Porsena of Clusium By the Nine Gods he swore' comes from the poem 'Horatio' by

  • Macaulay
  • Tennyson
  • Shelley

9

Horatio held the bridge against the enemy. The bridge was over which river?

  • Trent
  • Tigris
  • Tiber

10

'O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn's being', is the first line of a poem by ...

  • Mary Shelley
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley

11

50 Wimpole Street is an address associated with which poet?

  • Oscar Wilde
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • Rudyard Kipling

12

And finally, match the words with the poets.

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Left

  • Coleridge
  • Tennyson
  • Yeats
  • Allingham

Right

  • Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.
  • And sparkle out among the fern,To bicker down a valley.
  • Where the wandering water gushes,From the hills above Glen-Car,
  • They have kept her ever since, Deep within the lake,

 

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