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Author: szeiger
No. Questions: 5
Created: Jun 18, 2014
Last Modified: 8 years ago

The Eagle

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The Eagle by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

He clasps the crag with crooked hands;
Close to the sun in lonely lands,
Ring’d with the azure world, he stands.

The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls;
He watches from his mountain walls,
And like a thunderbolt he falls.
Grade 9 The Eagle
At the beginning of "The Eagle," where does the bird find itself?
  1. flying over water
  2. perched on a tree
  3. perched on a crag
  4. soaring high in the air
Grade 9 The Eagle
Which of the following can you infer from the end of "The Eagle"?
  1. The bird folds its wings and falls into a deep sleep.
  2. The eagle recognizes its mate.
  3. The eagle plummets to the sea and grasps its prey.
  4. The eagle begins to build a nest.
Grade 12 Personification CCSS: CCRA.R.6, RL.11-12.6
How does the author personify the eagle?
  1. By comparing the eagle to a thunderbolt
  2. By describing the eagle's crooked hands
  3. By saying the sea crawls
  4. By describing how he watches the water