Figurative Language in Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening


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Which of the following can be seen as a symbol of civilization in Robert Frost's poem ''Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening''?

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1. Which of the following terms means using a part to stand for a whole?

2. In Robert Frost's poem ''Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening'', which line represents the poet's use of hyperbole?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You will be reviewing the use of figurative language in 'Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening' in this combination quiz and worksheet. The questions will ask about a symbol of civilization and a line that contains a use of alliteration.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following subjects in the questions for this quiz:

  • Using a part to stand for a whole
  • Hyperbole examples
  • An example of alliteration
  • Personification

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can pick out an example of personification
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about various types of figurative language shown in this poem
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about a symbol of civilization

Additional Learning

To view more, click on the lesson titled Figurative Language in 'Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.' There, you can check out the following content:

  • Images of the dark woods
  • Symbols of society
  • Figurative language in 'He gives his harness bells a shake'