Ozymandias' by Percy Bysshe Shelley

In this lesson, we will explore the meaning and key ideas of Percy Bysshe Shelley's poem 'Ozymandias' (1818). You will be provided with key information about the context of the poem to help understand Shelley's motivations for writing 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!

Q1.Which sentence uses the verb 'to oppress' correctly?

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Q2.What is the definition of 'anaphora'?

2/5

Q3.London is "charter'd", even the Thames is controlled by the powerful people in the city.

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Q4.Choose the most suitable reason why Blake wrote 'London'.

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Q5.Fill the sentence with the correct word: 'The language Blake uses shows the suffering experienced by the ___________ and downtrodden people of London.'

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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!

Q1.Which sentence uses the verb 'to oppress' correctly?

1/5

Q2.What is the definition of 'anaphora'?

2/5

Q3.London is "charter'd", even the Thames is controlled by the powerful people in the city.

3/5

Q4.Choose the most suitable reason why Blake wrote 'London'.

4/5

Q5.Fill the sentence with the correct word: 'The language Blake uses shows the suffering experienced by the ___________ and downtrodden people of London.'

5/5

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Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley

A Review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary and terminology, and key ideas in the poem 'Ozymandias'.

Q1.What is the correct definition of 'tyrant'?

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Q2.Which reason best explains why Ozymandias can be described as tyrannical?

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Q3.What poetic movement was Shelley an important part of?

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Q4.Which of the following people saw the ruins of the statue in the desert?

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Q5.Which of the following is most true of this poem?

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Quiz:

Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley

A Review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary and terminology, and key ideas in the poem 'Ozymandias'.

Q1.What is the correct definition of 'tyrant'?

1/5

Q2.Which reason best explains why Ozymandias can be described as tyrannical?

2/5

Q3.What poetic movement was Shelley an important part of?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following people saw the ruins of the statue in the desert?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following is most true of this poem?

5/5

Lesson summary: Ozymandias' by Percy Bysshe Shelley

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