Odes: Forms & Examples


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What's an ode?

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1. Which type of ode used a chorus?

2. How do Horatian odes differ from Cowleyan odes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the poetic form called an ode. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the different types of odes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools focus on:

  • Ode type in which a chorus was used
  • Shorter odes with stanzas of equal length
  • Ode structure using a strophe, the antistrophe, and the epode

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related English lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding 'Ode on a Grecian Urn'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify ode styles based on given descriptions

Additional Learning

To learn more about poetry, review the accompanying lesson titled Odes: Forms & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the form of the ode
  • Differentiate types of odes
  • Analyze lines of poetry
  • Know important works and poets