Poetry Jeopardy

Topic: LifeForgiveness
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Last updated: December 13, 2019
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Romantic as used to describe an emerging 19th century musical style was first popularized by whom?

This literary movement emphasized individualism and institution

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Free verse and irregular
What two terms describe organic poetry?

Henry David Thoreau
What writer advocated for simple life and rejected wealth

The author of the “First Snowfall” uses snow as a metaphor for what?

Oh Me! Oh life!
What poem in this quote from? That you are hear-that life exists and identity That the powerful play goes on, an duly may contribute a verse.

This literary movement was characterized as being honest, unsentimental, and ironic

Writers use this literary device to maintain a conversational feel by breaking up their sentences ..


William Cullen Bryant
This person was known as the author of America

The Chambered Nautilus
Where is this quote from…

Build thee more stately mansions. Oh my soul,As the swift seasons roll!Leave the low-vaulted past!Let each new temple, nobler than the last,Shut thee from heaven with a dome more vast.Till thou at length art free.Leaving thine outgrown shell by life’s unresting sea!

In the poem the chambered nautilus, the author calls the reader to build their ____________. Just as the nautilus continues to build and better its shell.

Henry David Thoreau
This person was known as the first environmentalist.

The author of “A Psalm of life” encourages us to “Trust no future” but rather to “act, act in the living _____________.”

What poem is this excerpt from…So live that when thy summons come join that on your unnumerable Caravan which moves to that mysterious realm where shall take his chamber in the silent halls of death thou go not like the quarry-slave at night scourged to his dungeon, but, sustained and soothed by unfaltering trust approach they grave like one who wraps the drapery of his couch about him in lies down to Pleasant dreams

This literary device analysis the author’s word choice

The authors attitude toward his/her subject is called the ___________

Oliver Wendell Holmes
This person was both a successful writer and doctor

An authors typical way of writing in known as his/her ___________

The first Snowfall
Where is this excerpt from…I remembered the gradual patienceThat fell from the crowd like snowFlake by Flake, healing and hiding The scar that renewed ur woe

The belief that everything has a logical explanation is identified as what?

The essay “Walden” calls for society to live _________

The tide rises, the tide falls
Where is this excerpt from…Darkness settles on roofs and wallsBut the sea, the sea i the darkness callsThe little waves, with their soft white handsEfface the footprints in the sands

John Greenleaf Whittier
Who is the only fireside poet that is not formally educated

Seize the Day
What is the meaning of Carpe Diem?

What is the strict adherence to a set of aesthetic guidelines based on classical ideals? (A literary movement)

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