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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Poetry Questions

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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 :: Analysis of Baseball by Chrismeyer
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 :: The Bells by Chrismeyer

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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 :: The Bells by Chrismeyer

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What is Poe's primary purpose in "The Bells"?
  1. to describe the emotions of joy, happiness, fear, and grief
  2. to express the deeper meanings of bells that are rung on various occasions
  3. to symbolize the stages of a person's life
  4. to warn people of the constant nearness of death
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 :: The Parable of the Old Men and the Young by ccamille
What set Wilfred Owen apart from his predecessors?
  1. He wrote poetry about war.
  2. He was an Englishman.
  3. He wrote war poetry that was shockingly realistic.
  4. All of the above.
Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
The word "snicker-snack" is an example of:
  1. Alliteration
  2. Onomatopoeia
  3. Rhythm
  4. Symbolism
Grade 9 :: An Indian Summer Day on the Prairie by cjohn121

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Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
Stanzas 1 and 7 best demonstrate which literary technique?
  1. Rhyme
  2. Repetition
  3. Alliteration
  4. Imagery
Grade 9 :: The Waste Land 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 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
Grade 9 :: Jabberwocky by szeiger
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