The Eagle by Alfred Lord Tennyson: Summary & Analysis

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1. Which of the following is an example of alliteration?

2. Which is an example of personification in the poem 'The Eagle?'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

'The Eagle' is a poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you find out how much you know about it. You'll be assessed on the imagery and metaphors of the poem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Characteristics of Romantic poetry
  • Tennyson's use of literary devices in the poem
  • Language and themes of 'The Eagle'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related poetry lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as alliteration and personification
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding 'The Eagle'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about The Eagle'

Additional Learning

To learn more about poetry, review the following lesson called 'The Eagle' by Alfred Lord Tennyson: Summary & Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Read 'The Eagle'
  • Understand the imagery and metaphor of the poem
  • Learn about the life and beliefs of Alfred Lord Tennyson
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