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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Poetry Questions

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Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by webbie212
Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by webbie212
Which stanzas in the poem make the Jabberwock appear scariest?
  1. Stanzas two and four
  2. Stanzas three and five
  3. Stanzas one and two
  4. Stanzas six and seven
Grade 9 :: I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by cjohn121
Which of these lines from the poem, " I wandered lonely as a cloud," is an example of a simile?
  1. "I wandered lonely as a cloud..."
  2. "They stretched in never-ending line..."
  3. "....Tossing their heads in sprightly dance."
  4. "I gazed-and gazed-but little thought..."
Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
Which reading strategy can you use to understand the nonsense words in the poem?
  1. Context clues
  2. Visualize
  3. Sound out the word
  4. Use prior knowledge
Grade 9 :: An Indian Summer Day on the Prairie by cjohn121

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Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
The word "snicker-snack" is an example of:
  1. Alliteration
  2. Onomatopoeia
  3. Rhythm
  4. Symbolism
Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
Stanzas 1 and 7 best demonstrate which literary technique?
  1. Rhyme
  2. Repetition
  3. Alliteration
  4. Imagery
Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
Which word or phrase is not used to describe the Jabberwock?
  1. Eyes of flame
  2. Burbled
  3. Wiffling
  4. Frumious
Grade 9 :: Analysis of Baseball by Chrismeyer
Grade 9 :: Poetry by tlewis
What does the phrase "my heart leaps up..." mean in the following lines?

"My heart leaps up when I behold
A rainbow in the sky..."
  1. His heart is beating fast
  2. He is getting old
  3. He doesn't like nature
  4. He is very happy
Grade 9 :: Poetry by ccamille
Ezra Pound was very influential on T.S. Elliot's career, and vice versa. What was one of their main differences?
  1. Their sex
  2. Their country of birth
  3. Their "realistic depiction" of the modern world.
  4. None of the above.
Grade 9 :: The Eagle by Chrismeyer

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Grade 9 :: Analysis of Baseball by Chrismeyer
Which of the following sound devices appear in these lines from "Analysis of Baseball"?

Ball hits
bat, or it
hits mitt.
  1. alliteration only
  2. alliteration and assonance
  3. onomatopoeia only
  4. onomatopoeia and consonance
Grade 9 :: Poetry by tlewis
Grade 9 :: I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by cjohn121
The poem "I wandered lonely as a cloud" suggests that the power of nature can...
  1. Provide comfort
  2. Heighten solitude
  3. Confine emotion
  4. Sharpen intelligence
Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by Chrismeyer
In "Jabberwocky" by Lewis Carroll, what draws the boy into the "tulgey wood"?
  1. the mimsy borogoves
  2. the need to hunt and gather food
  3. the wish to slay his longtime foe
  4. the need to find his missing sword
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