English 4B Unit 2

Which historical period appealed to the Romantics?
the medieval “Dark Ages”

How does the painting on page 795 demonstrate Romanticism?
All of these

True or false? Lord Byron spent his entire life living in England.

True or false? The British government exiled Byron because of crimes he committed.

True or false? The woman described in “She Walks in Beauty Like the Night” is beautiful because of her appearance only.

True or false? “Apostrophe to the Ocean” is written in free verse, with no particular rhyme scheme.

True or false? Throughout the poem, Byron uses imagery to juxtapose the power of the ocean with the insignificance of man.


True or false? “Apostrophe to the Ocean” exemplifies the Romantic notion that man cannot tame nature.

How is the Byronic hero different from the traditional hero?
Byronic heroes are unhappy and fight only for their personal ideals

One modern-day example of a Byronic hero is

Which of the following is true of Percy Bysshe Shelley?
He lived to be almost 30 years old

What is the setting of the poem “Ozymandias”?
A barren desert

The king Ozymandias can be best described as

What do sections 1-3 of “Ode to the West Wind” reveal about the speaker’s understanding of the West Wind?
The wind is a dominating force of nature, affecting earth, sky, and sea

Shelley’s use of diction in “Ode to the West Wind”
develops sensory images of nature

John Keats was concerned about _________ both in his life and his poetry.

Which is not one of the speaker’s fears in “When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be”?
dying alone

“Ode on a Grecian Urn” is an apostrophe to
the urn

True or false? Keats focuses on the urn by not referring to himself, the speaker, in the “Ode on a Grecian Urn.”

True or false? The idea that beauty and truth are related and important is a typical Romantic idea.

True or false? The speaker in “Ode on a Grecian Urn” envies the “fair youth,” “bold lover,” and “melodist” because they will not be affected by time.

True or false? The speaker in “Ode on a Grecian Urn” describes the urn with a series of similes in lines 1-3.


reject : spurn :: spoil :

split : cleave :: song :

collect : glean :: full :

True or false? Both Keats and Basho use structured forms for their poetry.

Both Basho and Paz describe
the effects of time

Which poets use imagery to describe seasons?
Keats and Basho

Review the third stanza of “To Autumn” by John Keats. Which of the following literary devices is not used in these lines?
None of the choices are correct

Which poet includes spiritual imagery along with his description of the natural world?

Choose your subject


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