Language in 'To Autumn'

In this lesson, we will consider how Keats uses personification to make autumn seem like a magical and busy time of year. We will think how and why the way Keats presents autumn changes throughout the poem, before writing up our thoughts at the end of the lesson.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which generation of Romantic writers did Keats belong to?

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Q2.Keats' poetry was very popular while he was alive.

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Q3.Instead of studying medicine, Keats spent a lot of his time studying:

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Q4.Which Romantic writer was a neighbour of Keats?

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Q5.Keats' poems are often about:

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Q6.What form of poetry is 'To Autumn' written in?

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Q7.How many stanzas are in the poem?

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Q8.When talking about the fruit which autumn produces, what does Keats think of it?

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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

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Q1.Which generation of Romantic writers did Keats belong to?

1/8

Q2.Keats' poetry was very popular while he was alive.

2/8

Q3.Instead of studying medicine, Keats spent a lot of his time studying:

3/8

Q4.Which Romantic writer was a neighbour of Keats?

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Q5.Keats' poems are often about:

5/8

Q6.What form of poetry is 'To Autumn' written in?

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Q7.How many stanzas are in the poem?

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Q8.When talking about the fruit which autumn produces, what does Keats think of it?

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Language in 'To Autumn' - Quiz

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Q1.What form is 'To Autumn' written in?

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Q2.Personification is a type of ________ language.

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Q3.What does Keats imagine autumn as being?

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Q4.What does Keats personify as a man?

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Q5.Which word means to secretly plan or plot something?

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Q6.Keats imagines autumn as a 'gleaner'. This is someone who carries grain on their...

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Q7.What does Keats say will make the 'moss'd cottage trees' bend?

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Language in 'To Autumn' - Quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.What form is 'To Autumn' written in?

1/7

Q2.Personification is a type of ________ language.

2/7

Q3.What does Keats imagine autumn as being?

3/7

Q4.What does Keats personify as a man?

4/7

Q5.Which word means to secretly plan or plot something?

5/7

Q6.Keats imagines autumn as a 'gleaner'. This is someone who carries grain on their...

6/7

Q7.What does Keats say will make the 'moss'd cottage trees' bend?

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Lesson summary: Language in 'To Autumn'

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