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1
Q

Who is ‘She walks in Beauty’ perceived to be written for?

A

His cousin’s wife

2
Q

When was the poem ‘She Walks in Beauty’ written?
(no date/era)

A

After the party where he met his cousins wife

3
Q

How did Byron meet his cousin’s wife?

A

At a party where she wore a black gown

4
Q

How was Lord Byron described?

A

‘Bad, Mad and Dangerous to know’

5
Q

What themes are in ‘She Walks in Beauty?’ (4 themes)

A

Beauty
Light & Dark
Sense of Wonder
Lured by exotic

6
Q

What did Byron show an interest in?

A

Interested in the beauty of humans, (Men and Women)

7
Q

What happened to Byron?

A

Exiled to Italy after having an affair with his half sister

8
Q

Finish the quote: A heart whose love is ……..!

A

innocent

9
Q

Finish the quote: How …….., how dear their ……….-place

A

pure
dwelling

10
Q

Finish the quote: Of ………. climes and …….. skies

A

cloudless
starry

11
Q

Finish the quote: So ……., so ……., yet eloquent,

A

soft
calm

12
Q

Finish the quote: Which heaven to …….. day denies.

A

gaudy

13
Q

Finish the quote: One ….. the more, ….. ray the less,

A

shade