Romantic Poetry Worksheets English Final

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Last updated: December 12, 2019

In Ozymandias, the monument to Ozymandias is…
A ruin

The face of Ozymandias…
Lies broken in the desert

Which of the following is not a speaker in the poem?-the poet himself-the traveler-the pedestal-Ozymandias
The pedestal

Who is the speaker of “‘My name is Ozymandias, King of kings: look on my works, the Mighty, and despair!'”?
Ozymandias

The traveler in Ozymandias seems to believe that…
Even the greatest works are destroyed by time

The poem Ozymandias is written in the form of a(n)…
Sonnet

The traveler describes the statue of Ozymandias as a(n)…
Figure with two legs and pieces of the head

The traveler thinks that the sculptor of Ozymandias….
Cunningly showed the King’s arrogance

The complicated passage “those passions read / Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things, / The hand hat mocked them, and he heart that fed…” could be interpreted as meaning that…
We have only lifeless objects to remind us of human passions

The central idea of the poem Ozymandias might be that…
People’s attempts to make things of lasting value are futile

There are several types of irony, but he thing they all have in common is…
Discrepancy between expectation and reality

The type of irony used in Ozymandias is situational irony, in which…
The outcome of a situation is the opposite of what was expected

Ironically, Ozymandias had expected…
His works to endure, but they have fallen into ruin

What makes line 11, “‘Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!’,” ironic?
Ozymandias meant it as a boast, but the contemporary reader interprets is as an admission of futility

“The world is too much with us” means that…
Material concerns get in the way of people’s appreciation of deeper things

Which of the following sentences might be a paraphrase of the statement “Little we see in nature that is ours”?-People no longer feel they are a part of nature.-Even the smallest piece of nature is important.-Although humans are masters of nature, they do not control nature.-Nature is not the place to find what we are looking for.
People no longer feel they are a part of nature.

In line 4, the speaker says, “We have given our hearts away.” To what is he referring?
The lack of true emotional richness in our lives

The speaker in the poem “The World is Too Much with Us” believes that…
Worldly striving wastes people’s talents and energy

Instead of losing his connection to nature, the speaker would “rather be / A Pagan.” A pagan is someone who…
Worships nature (not true, but that’s the answer)

The speaker in “The World” compares the winds to…
Sleeping flowers

Poets generally use allusion to…
Deepen a poem’s meaning

The allusions in “The World is Too Much with Us” refer to…
Greek gods

Wordsworth uses allusions to emphasize the speaker’s connection to…
The material world

Instead of merely taking over poetic forms from previous eras, the Romantic poets developed the form known as the…
Conversation poem

An ode usually…
Uses heightened language to address an object, creature or powerful idea

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