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Figurative Language in O Captain! My Captain!

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In Walt Whitman's O Captain! My Captain!, the entire poem is an extended _____.

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1. In Walt Whitman's O Captain! My Captain!, what is the Captain a metaphor for?

2. In Walt Whitman's O Captain! My Captain!, which of the following is an example of imagery?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Inside this quiz and worksheet combination, you will find questions on the use of figurative language in O Captain! My Captain!. The quiz asks about the use of an extended form of figurative language and a reference to the assassination of Lincoln.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Expect to see the following subjects in the quiz questions:

  • The poem as an extended use of figurative language
  • A use of imagery
  • Addressing the captain directly
  • The assassination of Lincoln

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand the plot elements utilizing figurative language in the poem
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can point out an example of imagery
  • Information recall - remember what you have read about the extended use of figurative language

Additional Learning

To learn more, open the lesson titled Figurative Language in O Captain! My Captain!. With it, you can dive into the following extra subjects:

  • Synecodoche
  • The voyage and ship as metaphor
  • Apostrophe
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