Death, be not proud: Structure

In this lesson we will analyse the structure of the poem and explore what this tells us.

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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.Donne writes the poem to ...

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Q2.Death is presented as ...

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Q3.What do 'thee' and 'thou' mean?

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Q4.Death is compared to...

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Q5.Death is described as ...

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Q6.The eternal afterlife means ...

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Q7.A key idea in the poem is ...

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Quiz:

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

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.Donne writes the poem to ...

1/7

Q2.Death is presented as ...

2/7

Q3.What do 'thee' and 'thou' mean?

3/7

Q4.Death is compared to...

4/7

Q5.Death is described as ...

5/7

Q6.The eternal afterlife means ...

6/7

Q7.A key idea in the poem is ...

7/7

Video

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Worksheet

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Death, be not Proud - Structure Quiz

Check your learning from today's lesson

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 5

Q1.What is a rhyme scheme?

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Q2.What is iambic pentameter?

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Q3.What is structure in a poem?

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Q4.Which of these describes a sonnet?

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Q5.Why might a poet break the sonnet rules?

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Quiz:

Death, be not Proud - Structure Quiz

Check your learning from today's lesson

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is a rhyme scheme?

1/5

Q2.What is iambic pentameter?

2/5

Q3.What is structure in a poem?

3/5

Q4.Which of these describes a sonnet?

4/5

Q5.Why might a poet break the sonnet rules?

5/5

Lesson summary: Death, be not proud: Structure

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