Read the passage from “The Pasture” by Robert Frost.
I’m going out to fetch the little calf
That’s standing by the mother. It’s so young,
It totters when she licks it with her tongue.
I sha’n’t be gone long.—You come too.
Which type of voice do you see used in this passage?
Read the passage from Emily Dickinson’s poem “The Morns Are Meeker Than They Were.”
The Maple wears a gayer scarf–
The field a scarlet gown–
Which choice best describes the effect of figurative language on these lines?
The author uses simile to compare the maple tree to a scarf.
The author uses metaphor to describe the maple as a red gown.
The author uses personification to connect with the reader by giving the maple human characteristics.
The author uses hyperbole to make exaggerated statements about women’s clothing.
What is the meaning of the term personification?
The use of symbols to represent ideas
Using vivid language to create images for the reader
Making comparisons using like or as
Giving human qualities to nonhuman objects
Read the passage.
Broken and broken
again on the sea, the moon
so easily mends.
Which word best describes the mood of this haiku?
- How many syllables are in the three lines of a haiku?10