Up with me! up with me into the clouds!
For thy song, Lark, is strong;
Up with me, up with me into the clouds!
With clouds and sky about thee ringing,
Lift me, guide me till I find
That spot which seems so to thy mind!
Which statement best describes the effect of rhyming singing and ringing in this part of the poem?
A. The rhyme emphasizes the speaker’s desire to share in the experiences of the lark.
B. The rhyme reflects the Romantic poet’s interest in nature and mythology.
C. The rhyme highlights the speaker’s preference of singing birds over ringing bells.
D. The rhyme brings focus to the poet’s sense of loneliness and hopelessness.
For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.
Which statement best describes the lines that are underlined in this excerpt?
A. Both lines contain alliteration, which creates a cheerful tone.
B. Both lines contain alliteration, which draws attention to the speaker’s feelings.
C. The lines use rhyme to transition from deep thought to a joyful memory.
D. The lines use rhyme to show the speaker’s feelings of isolation.
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze
This excerpt is an example of Romantic poetry because it
A.hints at how people should live.
B. uses everyday language.
C. studies nature logically.
D. is based on a folktale.