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  1. Poetry Unit Practice Test Questions 3

  2. 1 NUNS fret not at their convent's narrow room, 2 And hermits are contented with their cells, 3 And students with their pensive citadels; 4 Maids at the wheel, the weaver at his loom, 5 Sit blithe and happy; bees that soar for bloom, 6 High as the highest peak of Furness fells, 7 Will murmur by the hour in foxglove bells: 8 In truth the prison unto which we doom 9 Ourselves no prison is: and hence for me, 10 In sundry moods, 'twas pastime to be bound 11 Within the Sonnet's scanty plot of ground; 12 Pleased if some souls (for such there needs must be) 13 Who have felt the weight of too much liberty, 14 Should find brief solace there, as I have found. 1. In line 3, the phrase “pensive citadels” can best be rephrased as towers in which students are imprisoned castles under attack dreary fortresses hideaways for contemplation

  3. 1 NUNS fret not at their convent's narrow room, 2 And hermits are contented with their cells, 3 And students with their pensive citadels; 4 Maids at the wheel, the weaver at his loom, 5 Sit blithe and happy; bees that soar for bloom, 6 High as the highest peak of Furness fells, 7 Will murmur by the hour in foxglove bells: 8 In truth the prison unto which we doom 9 Ourselves no prison is: and hence for me, 10 In sundry moods, 'twas pastime to be bound 11 Within the Sonnet's scanty plot of ground; 12 Pleased if some souls (for such there needs must be) 13 Who have felt the weight of too much liberty, 14 Should find brief solace there, as I have found. 2. The “we” of line 8 could refer to all of the following EXCEPT criminals poets nuns hermits students

  4. 1 NUNS fret not at their convent's narrow room, 2 And hermits are contented with their cells, 3 And students with their pensive citadels; 4 Maids at the wheel, the weaver at his loom, 5 Sit blithe and happy; bees that soar for bloom, 6 High as the highest peak of Furness fells, 7 Will murmur by the hour in foxglove bells: 8 In truth the prison unto which we doom 9 Ourselves no prison is: and hence for me, 10 In sundry moods, 'twas pastime to be bound 11 Within the Sonnet's scanty plot of ground; 12 Pleased if some souls (for such there needs must be) 13 Who have felt the weight of too much liberty, 14 Should find brief solace there, as I have found. 3. The figure of speech in line 11, “Within the Sonnet’s scanty plot of ground” is a simile comparing the writing of poetry to a field a simile comparing the poet and a farmer a metaphor comparing the sonnet and a small piece of land a metaphor comparing writing poetry and gardening