The Little Boy Lost by William Blake: Analysis & Overview


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Where did 'The Little Boy Lost' first appear?

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1. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

2. Which of the following is a companion poem to 'The Little Boy Lost'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Little Boy Lost is a poem by William Blake, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of where the poem was published, its tone and its companion poems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about the following:

  • In which collection The Little Boy Lost first appeared
  • The tone of the first stanza
  • Juxtaposition with The Little Boy Lost
  • The titles of the companion poems to The Little Boy Lost

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on William Blake's poetry
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as juxtaposition and companion poem
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the publication of The Little Boy Lost

Additional Learning

The associated lesson, The Little Boy Lost by William Blake: Analysis & Overview, takes a closer look at this piece of writing. You'll pursue the following lesson objectives:

  • Understand how Blake explores the ideas of getting lost and getting found
  • Review the full text of the poem
  • Recognize how companion poems can lead to a richer understanding of the overall themes