Flashcards in Unit Two – Growing Nation – Part One – Romanticism Deck (36)
In the last stanza, the speaker thanks the smith for his life lesson and shows admiration for his
In the last stanza the image of the "flaming Forge" is associated with
The life experiences that shape and form us
Which of the following statements are true of every stanza of the poem
I, II, and IV
Why doesn't the smith's wife attend church with him
she has died
What is the "lesson" to which the speaker refers in the final stanza
The example of the Smiths honest and simple life
The Smiths heart rejoices when his daughter sings because
She sounds just like her mother
Which of these statements best expresses the speakers view "old Ironsides"?
A remarkable National relic should be saved
"Old ironsides" was the nickname of
The U.S.S. Constitution, a war of 1812 battleship
According to the speaker in "Thanatopsis," What will happen to him after death
his body will become part of nature
Which of the following statements is the best summary of those lines from "old ironsides"?
The ship will no longer witness people battling on her deck
Which of these qualities does Holmes attribute to "Old Ironsides"
According to the speaker in "Thanatopsis," What will happen to all people after they die
They will become part of the earth
What kind of ship is "Old Ironsides"?
The title "Thanatopsis" means
a vision of death
In "the tide rises, the tide falls, "when does the curlew call
And five – line stanzas of "the tide rises, the tide falls "are called ______
Which statement does not apply to the stanzas "the tide rises, the tide falls"?
The stanzas have no regular pattern of rhyme
Which sentence best summarizes the prologue to "the song of Hiawatha"?
The prologue introduces traditional stories from Native American culture
In "the song of Hiawatha," Longfellow believes that Native American tales derive their power from what source?
Nature itself, whose spirit is expressed the native peoples and their cultures
In line one of the prologue to "the song of Hiawatha," what is the meaning of the question "whence these stories"?
"Where did these stories come from?"
Which word best describes Longfellow's attitude toward death in "the tide rises, the tide falls"?
What broader meaning might be signified by the image of the tide in the line, "and the tide rises, the tide falls"?
Life's cyclical, enduring nature
The stories to be told in "The song of Hiawatha" are taken from what source?
Native American legends
How does the prologues repetitive, insistent meter set the mood for "the song of Hiawatha"?
It echoes the rhythm of Tom – Toms, as a powwow
t/f in his lifetime, Longfellow was considered the best loved american poet
t/f Longfellow could never rise above the tragedies of his life
t/f Longfellow is the least important fireside poet
t/f Longfellow taught at Harvard University
t/f Longfellow lost his second wife through divorce