A Visit to William Blake's Inn Test | Final Test - Hard

Nancy Willard
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the rhythmic form of Poem 15?

2. What is the ballad form of Poem 8?

3. Which animals does the tiger feel he must sleep by in Poem 14?

4. What is the rhyme scheme employed in Poem 16?

5. Which character mentioned in Poem 9 holds a telescope and is captain?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the poetic form of Poem 8 achieve?

2. What does Blake urge his readers to do in the Epilogue?

3. Why would the lion lie down beside a bear, rabbit, sheep, and bird in Poem 14?

4. Why does the tiger confess in Poem 14?

5. What is special about the dance of the Marmalade Man in Poem 12?

6. When the rabbit requests that everyone make way, what does the cow do in Poem 9?

7. What is the lesson contained in Poem 15?

8. What are the rewards offered in Poem 12?

9. How is the experience different for the tiger compared to the boy in Poem 10?

10. When the rabbit requests that everyone make room, what does the cow do in Poem 9?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Both the Marmalade Man are the King of Cats are important characters.

Part 1) Compare the Marmalade Man to the King of Cats. How are these two characters similar and how are they different?

Part 2) What metaphorical purpose does the Marmalade Man offer? Elaborate on this.

Part 3) The Marmalade Man offers to clean the inn. What symbolism is inherent in this act and how does it reveal that the journey is a spiritual one?

Essay Topic 2

Certain relationships create a good foundation for the story. When Nancy asks her babysitter to tell her a bedtime story, they both interact in a very convincing manner. Describe why this relationship is believable.

Essay Topic 3

Write a short essay analyzing the different emotional changes of 3 characters, looking at similar events and how they impact each of them quite differently.

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