English Poetry Quiz

Sadie and Maud
Gwendolyn Brooks

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night
Dylan Thomas

Shoulders
Naomi Shihab Nye

Sonet #130
William Shakespeare

Introduction To Poetry
Billy Collins

Eating Poetry
Mark Strand

My Papa’s Waltz
Theodore Roethke

Eleanor Rigby
Lennon/McCartney (The Beatles)

Ego Tripping (there ay be a reason why)
Nikki Giovanni

Sadie and Maud Meaning
Live your life to the fullest, live your life for you, don’t live your life to please others

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night Meaning
Live life with no regrets and vitality, fight for every moment

Shoulders Meaning
Treat everyone as if they are your own family

Sonet #130 Meaning
Loves her despite her flaws

Intro to Poetry Meaning
sometimes people over analyze poem, take the fun out of it

Eating Poetry Meaning

My Papa’s Waltz Meaning
(DOUBLE METAPHOR) Story about abuse OR story about someone dancing with their dad

Eleanor Rigby Meaning
Organized religion doesn’t always work

Ego Tripping (there may be a reason why) Meaning