She Walks in Beauty (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will explore the meaning of Byron’s poem ‘She Walks in Beauty’. You will be provided with key information about the historical background of the poem and look at key moments within 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!

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Q1.What does the term paradox mean?

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Q2.What is tetrameter?

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Q3.Why has sibilance been used in the line 'The smile on your mouth was the deadest thing?'

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Q4.What does the word disconnection mean?

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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

Q1.What does the term paradox mean?

1/4

Q2.What is tetrameter?

2/4

Q3.Why has sibilance been used in the line 'The smile on your mouth was the deadest thing?'

3/4

Q4.What does the word disconnection mean?

4/4

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Lesson 5 - Understanding 'She Walks in Beauty'

A quiz consolidating your understanding of the poem, context and the key vocabulary from this lesson

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Question 5

Q1.What does 'divine' mean?

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Q2.According to Byron, why is the woman's beauty important?

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Q3.How does the speaker feel about the woman?

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Q4.Which of these quotations shows that her outward beauty represents her inner beauty?

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Q5.What does this line suggest about her beauty? “And all that’s best of dark and bright/Meet in her aspect and her eyes”

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Lesson 5 - Understanding 'She Walks in Beauty'

A quiz consolidating your understanding of the poem, context and the key vocabulary from this lesson

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What does 'divine' mean?

1/5

Q2.According to Byron, why is the woman's beauty important?

2/5

Q3.How does the speaker feel about the woman?

3/5

Q4.Which of these quotations shows that her outward beauty represents her inner beauty?

4/5

Q5.What does this line suggest about her beauty? “And all that’s best of dark and bright/Meet in her aspect and her eyes”

5/5

Lesson summary: She Walks in Beauty (Part 1)

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