The Nightingale by Coleridge: Analysis & Overview


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'The Nightingale' was a part of _____,a group of poems by Coleridge and Wordsworth.

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1. The setting of 'The Nightingale' was _____.

2. Coleridge would describe a nightingale's song as _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

'The Nightingale' is a poem by Samuel Coleridge, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the themes and imagery in the poem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Collection of which 'Nightingale' was a part
  • Setting of the poem
  • Coleridge's view of the bird's song
  • Romantic view of children

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Coleridge's use of metaphor
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about 'The Nightingale'

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson titled 'The Nightingale' by Coleridge: Analysis & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the story of 'The Nightingale'
  • Understand the themes of 'The Nightingale'
  • Know important lines from the poem