Ode to the West Wind by Shelley: Analysis and Summary


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What historical event inspired Shelley to write Ode to the West Wind?

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1. How do odes differ from other kinds of poems?

2. Which of the following represents the terza rima rhyme scheme?

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Feel free to take this quiz and worksheet Ode to the West Wind to test what you know about topics which include details in the poem, distinguishing characteristics of odes and the poem's rhyme scheme.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Items in this quiz/worksheet cover:

  • The historical event that inspired Shelley for this poem
  • Characteristics of odes
  • Details in the poem
  • How the poem's rhyme scheme can be represented

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Go over the lesson called Ode to the West Wind by Shelley: Analysis and Summary to get more detail on this poem and cover these objectives:

  • Read Shelley's poem
  • Understand the imagery and themes of the poem
  • Learn the historical context of the poem
  • Identify the poem's structure