E.A. Robinson and the Shift in Modernist Poetry Style


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What is modernist poetry?

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1. What is a meter in poetry?

2. Free verse is poetry _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will gauge your knowledge of modernist poetry and the work of E.A. Robinson. These practice questions will ask you about some of the elements of poetry in general, the influences on modernist poets, and E.A. Robinson's contribution to poetry.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will check your understanding of the following:

  • What changes in the world affected modernist poets
  • The definition of meter
  • The definition of free verse
  • How E.A. Robinson changed the language of poetry
  • What time period is reflected in modernist poetry

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as rhyme and meter in poetry
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding E.A. Robinson's poetry
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about modernist poetry

Additional Learning

To learn more about this style of poetry, review the corresponding lesson on E.A. Robinson & Modernist Poetry Style. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define modernist poetry
  • Learn about how World War I influenced poetry at the time
  • Explore elements of modern poetry
  • Understand key terms in poetry, including meter, rhyme, and free verse