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Fifth Form Poetry

Another chance to remember some of the things they taught you at school. 10 Questions.

 
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1

'If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you.' was written by:

  • Rupert Brooke
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • Oscar Wilde

2

Finish the line: Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more .....

  • temperate
  • eloquent
  • elegant

3

'I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made.' was written by...

  • Blake
  • Yeats
  • Wordsworth

4

'How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.' was written by:

  • Shelley
  • Tennyson
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning

5

Match the poet to their date of birth.

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Left

  • John Milton
  • William Shakespeare
  • Percy Shelley
  • William Wordsworth

Right

  • 1564
  • 1770
  • 1792
  • 1608

6

'So let each Cavalier who loves honour and me, Come follow the bonnet of Bonny Dundee.' was written by....

  • Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
  • Sir Walter Scott

7

When Love with unconfinèd wings Hovers within my gates, And my divine Althea brings To whisper at the grates; was written in 1642 by .....

  • Richard Smith
  • Richard III
  • Richard Lovelace

8

Finish the words by Christopher Marlowe 'Come live with me and be my love, And we will all the pleasures ....'

  • prove
  • rove
  • save

9

Finish the lines from 'La Belle Dame sans Merci' by John Keats: Oh what can ail thee, knight-at-arms, Alone and palely ................................?

  • lingering
  • loitering
  • languishing

10

Match the words to the poet.

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Left

  • OLD MEG she was a Gipsy, And liv'd upon the Moors:
  • Heavily the low sky raining Over tower'd Camelot;
  • The Phoenix and the Turtle Let the bird of loudest lay
  • She walks in Beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies;

Right

  • Byron
  • Tennyson
  • Keats
  • Shakespeare

 

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