The Power of Nature in 'To Autumn'

This lesson will focus on Keats' views on the power of nature and the ways in which autumn's power grows and wanes as the season continues. We will start by considering the imagery of the first stanza, before continuing to examine the rest of the poem to chart the power which Keats finds in nature.

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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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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

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Question 7

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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The Power of Nature in 'To Autumn' - Quiz

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

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Q2.When Keats imagines autumn as a human, what kind of figurative language is he using?

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Q3.Imagery can only make you imagine a picture in your head, it cannot affect your other senses.

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Q4.Keats describes autumn as a "season of _________ and mellow fruitfulness."

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Q5.What does Keats see as the power of nature?

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Q6.In the poem, autumn conspires with the sun to decide whether or not to be...

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Q7.In which stanza is autumn described as a hard working woman who tries to get the crops harvested?

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Q8.In the final stanza, what happens to autumns power as winter starts to arrive?

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The Power of Nature 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

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Question 8

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

1/8

Q2.When Keats imagines autumn as a human, what kind of figurative language is he using?

2/8

Q3.Imagery can only make you imagine a picture in your head, it cannot affect your other senses.

3/8

Q4.Keats describes autumn as a "season of _________ and mellow fruitfulness."

4/8

Q5.What does Keats see as the power of nature?

5/8

Q6.In the poem, autumn conspires with the sun to decide whether or not to be...

6/8

Q7.In which stanza is autumn described as a hard working woman who tries to get the crops harvested?

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Q8.In the final stanza, what happens to autumns power as winter starts to arrive?

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Lesson summary: The Power of Nature in 'To Autumn'

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