Introduction to Poetry: What makes a poem, a poem?

In this lesson, we will develop our understanding of poetic conventions. We will review figurative language before using the opening of 'I wander'd lonely as a cloud' as an example of poetic conventions.

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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!

Q1.What does a poem normally express?

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Q2.What is the definition of figurative language?

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Q3.Which of these is the definition of metaphor?

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Q4.Which of these is the definition of simile?

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Q5.Which of these is the definition of personification?

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Q6.Which of these is the definition of onomatopoeia?

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Q7.How long do we think poems have existed?

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Q8.Which of these are forms (types) of poetry?

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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!

Q1.What does a poem normally express?

1/8

Q2.What is the definition of figurative language?

2/8

Q3.Which of these is the definition of metaphor?

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Q4.Which of these is the definition of simile?

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Q5.Which of these is the definition of personification?

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Q6.Which of these is the definition of onomatopoeia?

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Q7.How long do we think poems have existed?

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Q8.Which of these are forms (types) of poetry?

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Introduction to Poetry: What makes a poem, a poem?

Lesson 2 of 8

Q1.Which of the following is NOT an example of a figurative technique?

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Q2.Which of the following is an example of a simile?

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Q3.Which of the following is an example of onomatopoeia?

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Q4.Which of the following is an example of a metaphor?

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Q5.Which of the following is an example of personification?

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Q6.Which of these statements about poetry is false?

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Q7.Which of these statements about poetry is false?

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Introduction to Poetry: What makes a poem, a poem?

Lesson 2 of 8

Q1.Which of the following is NOT an example of a figurative technique?

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Q2.Which of the following is an example of a simile?

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Q3.Which of the following is an example of onomatopoeia?

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Q4.Which of the following is an example of a metaphor?

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Q5.Which of the following is an example of personification?

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Q6.Which of these statements about poetry is false?

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Q7.Which of these statements about poetry is false?

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