‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’: Language, Form and Structure

In this lesson, we are going to examine the ways Tennyson uses language, form and structural features to present the theme of heroism in the poem.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Q1.All three sentences have used the word 'glorify'. Choose the sentence that has used it INCORRECTLY.

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Q2.What characteristic does this definition refer to: a personality trait of arrogance or extreme overconfidence that leads to a person’s downfall.

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Q3.What was the name of the battle at which the Light Brigade were defeated?

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Q4.Complete the quotation: "Into the jaws of Death, / Into the mouth of __________."

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Q5.Which statement do you think best sums up Tennyson's primary purpose?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.All three sentences have used the word 'glorify'. Choose the sentence that has used it INCORRECTLY.

1/5

Q2.What characteristic does this definition refer to: a personality trait of arrogance or extreme overconfidence that leads to a person’s downfall.

2/5

Q3.What was the name of the battle at which the Light Brigade were defeated?

3/5

Q4.Complete the quotation: "Into the jaws of Death, / Into the mouth of __________."

4/5

Q5.Which statement do you think best sums up Tennyson's primary purpose?

5/5

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'The Charge of the Light Brigade' Language, Form, and Structure Quiz

A Review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary and terminology in the language, form and structure lesson for 'The Charge of the Light Brigade'.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which sentence has used "heroism" correctly?

1/5

Q2.'Glorify' means: Praise something or someone as glorious, often when it is not actually honourable or deserving of respect.

2/5

Q3.Which of these is the best explanation of the effect of dactylic dimeter in the poem?

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Q4.What is a refrain?

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Q5.Which of these is NOT a theme from the poem?

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Quiz:

'The Charge of the Light Brigade' Language, Form, and Structure Quiz

A Review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary and terminology in the language, form and structure lesson for 'The Charge of the Light Brigade'.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which sentence has used "heroism" correctly?

1/5

Q2.'Glorify' means: Praise something or someone as glorious, often when it is not actually honourable or deserving of respect.

2/5

Q3.Which of these is the best explanation of the effect of dactylic dimeter in the poem?

3/5

Q4.What is a refrain?

4/5

Q5.Which of these is NOT a theme from the poem?

5/5

Lesson summary: ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’: Language, Form and Structure

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