English Literature Mcqs Test
1. Which poem ends ‘I shall but love thee better after death’?
a. How do I love thee
b. Ode to a Grecian urn
c. In faith I do not love thee with mine eyes
d. Let me not to the marriage of true minds
2. Which poet is considered a national hero in Greece?
a. John keats
b. Lord Byron
3. Which kind of poem is Edward Lear associated with?
4. In coleridge’s poem ‘The rime of the Ancient Mariner’where were the three gallants going?
a. A funeral
b. A wedding
d. To the races
5. Harold Nicholson described which poet as ‘Very yellow and glum. Perfect manners’?
a. e. e. Cummings
b. T. S. Elliot
c. John Greenleaf Whittier
d. Walt Whitman
6. What was strange about Emily Dickinson?
a. She rarely left home
b. She wrote in code
c. She never attempted to publish her poetry
d. She wrote her poems in invisible ink
7. Rupert Brooke wrote his poetry during which conflict?
a. Boer War
b. Second World War
c. Korean War
d. First World War
8. Which Poet Laureatewrote about a church mouse?
9. Which American writer published ‘A brave and startling truth’ in 1996
a. Robert Hass
b. Jessica Hagdorn
c. Maya Angelou
d. Micheal Palmer
10. Who wrote about the idyllic ‘Isle of Innisfree’?
a. Dylan Thomas
b. Ezra Pound
c. W. B. Yeats
d. e. e. cummings
A pattern of accented and unaccented syllables in lines of poetry
2. The repetition of similar ending sounds
3. Applying human qualities to non-human things
4. The repetition of beginning consonant sounds
5. A comparison of unlike things without using a word of comparison such as like or as
6. The comparison of unlike things using the words like or as
7. Using words or letters to imitate sounds
8. a description that appeals to one of the five senses
9. A poem that tells a story with plot, setting, and characters
10. A poem with no meter or rhyme
11. A poem that generally has meter and rhyme