Dover Beach

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Question 1
Who wrote this poem ?

Alexander Pope
Lord Byron
Matthew Arnold
Thomas Gray
Question 2
When was he born ?

1822
1800
1815
1830
Question 3
When did he died ?

1870
1895
1888
1849
Question 4
When was Dover Beach published

1867
1840
1829
1848
Question 5
What period does it belong to ?

Augustan age
Romantic age
Victorian age
Question 6
What is the most important theme ?

Loss of faith
The nature
Despair
Transcendentalism
Question 7
Why is the beginning of the poem misleading ?

The sea is calm
It is the night
The speaker is happy
Question 8
What does the light represents ?

Death
A salvation / a beacon
A lighthouse
The diminishing faith of the people
Question 9
What does the receding sea represents ?

The disappearance of the religion
The fear of the
Faith loosing ground to the science
The loss of faith
Question 10
Is the poem written in iambs ?

Yes. Refular iambic pentameter
No
Yes. Irregular iambic pentameter

Click here if you wish to read this hintUnstressed syllable followed by a stressed one
Question 11
What is the effect of those irregular iambs ?

Nothing
Despair
Chaos
Question 12
What words illustrate the time who pass ?

The tides & Sophocle
The light & Sophocle
The tides & dreams
Question 13
How are the tides used to express eternity ?

The emotions associated to it
The sounds it makes
Movement of water
Question 14
What else do the tides allude to?

Sadness that encompass the locutor
The faith retreating from the land
Nothing
Question 15
Why is the night used at the end of the poem ?

To express calmness
To express hapiness and protection
To express fear and sadness

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Author : REV84
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