Quiz 4 Lord Byrons Shelleys Poems Image sources
Quiz 4: Lord Byron’s & Shelley’s Poems Image sources: 1, 2
Note: She Walks In Beauty SHE walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that 's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes: Thus mellow'd to that tender light Would have Which heaven to gaudy day denies. One shade the more, one ray the less, Had half impair'd the nameless grace Which waves in every raven tress, Or softly lightens o'er her face; Where thoughts serenely sweet express How pure, how dear their dwelling-place.
1) Which of the following is NOT Canto 3’s main themes and subjects? 1. The Waterloo War 2. Byron and his wife’s divorce. 3. Harold’s and Byron’s isolation from society and in Nature 4. The madness of Kings, Bards, Statesmen and Sophists. 5. Harold’s rootless wandering.
2) How does Canto 3 begin and end? 1. It begins with Harold’s leaving England ends with his return. 2. It begins with the speaker’s invoking Muse and singing about Harold’s leaving England, and ends with his speaking to his daughter. 3. It begins with the speaker’s remembering his wife, and ends with his speaking to his daughter. 4. It begins and ends with speaker’s speaking to his daughter. 1.
3) How is the following description of Nature different from that of Wordsworth’s? 1. The stanza expresses is pantheistic thought. 2. It centers on a life intense 3. It describes stillness in But hath a part of being, and a sense heaven and earth. Of that which is of all Creator and 4. It does not defence. involve an observer. All heaven and earth are still: From the high host Of stars, to the lull'd lake and mountain-coast, All is concenter'd in a life intense, Where not a beam, nor air, nor leaf is lost,
4) Fill in the blank. He who surpasses or subdues mankind, Must look down on the hate of those below. Though high above the sun of glory glow, And far beneath the earth and ocean spread, Round him are icy rocks, and loudly blow Contending tempests on his ___ head, And thus reward the toils which to those summits led. 1. Naked 2. Shaken 3. Bold 4. Bald
5) “If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind? ” – comes from 1. Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage Canto III 2. Music, When Soft Voices Die 3. When the Lamp is Shattered 4. Ode to the West Wind
Group Activities 5 6 7, 8 1 -2 3 -4 When the Lamp is Shattered (Cloze) “Music, When Soft Voices Die” -- (scramble) “Ode to the West Wind” --(paraphrase) Compare “Lamp” and “Music” Stephanie Compare “Skylark” and “West Wind”—impact and relations with the poet Eve + Vicky Joey + Amber