The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 120 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Lesson Plans

Final Test - Hard

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens at midday while the Ship is being crewed by the dead men?

2. What are Death and the Woman doing?

3. What leaves the bodies of the crew?

4. What falls into the sea, like lead?

5. What does the Mariner watch in the moonlight?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Compare and contrast the presentations of Thomas Burnet in the Epigraph and the text of the poem itself regarding the invisible Natures. Analyze each presentation separately and then show how they are alike and/or unlike one another. Be sure to include specific references to the text.

Essay Topic 2

Throughout the poem, eyes are prominently mentioned. Analyze the significance of their mentions, how they influence the story, and any deeper significance they might have. Feel free to include your personal opinions on the importance of eyes.

Essay Topic 3

Analyze the superstition of the characters in the poem. How does superstition become a controlling factor in the lives of those on the Ship? How is superstition portrayed in the story? Is it frivolous and silly, or justified? Why or why not? Be sure to cite specific examples from the text.

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 245 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Lesson Plans