Poetry Movements and Genres

Test your knowledge on notable poetry movements and genres.

Quiz

Test your knowledge on notable poetry movements and genres.

1. Which of the following was not known for his war poetry?

2. Sir Philip Sidney's "Arcadia" and Milton's "Lycidas" are examples of:

3. Which of the following was not an imagist poet?

5. Which of the following was only briefly associated with the Beat poets?

6. Claude McKay, Countee Cullen, and Langston Hughes were:

  • Black Mountain poets.
  • Harlem Renaissance poets.
  • Poets of the New York School.

7. Which of the following would qualify as an epic?

  • Songs from the Portuguese.
  • The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
  • Song of Roland.

8. Two of these Romantic poets died within a year of each other in Italy. The third survived two more years, dying in Greece. Which poet was it?

9. Which of the following is not an Elizabethan poet?

10. Which of the following was not a so-called confessional poet living in the Boston area?

Your Results:

1. Which of the following was not known for his war poetry?
Charles Baudelaire.

2. Sir Philip Sidney's "Arcadia" and Milton's "Lycidas" are examples of:
Pastoral poetry.

3. Which of the following was not an imagist poet?
Theodore Roethke.

5. Which of the following was only briefly associated with the Beat poets?
Kenneth Rexroth.

6. Claude McKay, Countee Cullen, and Langston Hughes were:
Harlem Renaissance poets.

7. Which of the following would qualify as an epic?
Song of Roland.

8. Two of these Romantic poets died within a year of each other in Italy. The third survived two more years, dying in Greece. Which poet was it?
Byron.

9. Which of the following is not an Elizabethan poet?
Alfred Tennyson.

10. Which of the following was not a so-called confessional poet living in the Boston area?
Adrienne Rich.

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