Questions On Multiple Choice Questions Essay
Questions 1-13. Read the following passage carefully before you choose your answers.
I found a dimpled spider, fat and white, On a white heal-all, holding up a moth Like a white piece of rigid satin cloth-- Line Assorted characters of death and blight (5) Mixed ready to begin the morning right, Like the ingredients of a witches’ broth-- A snow-drop spider, a flower like a froth, And dead wings carried like a paper kite.
What had that flower to do with being white, (10) The wayside blue and innocent heal-all? What brought the kindred spider to that height, Then steered the white moth thither in the night? What but design of darkness to appall?-- If design govern in a thing so small.
In line 4, when the narrator says “assorted characters” he most likely refers to
I and III only
I, II, and III
In line 9, “What had that flower to do with being white” is best interpreted to mean that
A. The narrator has mistaken it for the wrong type of flower B. The flower is not naturally white C. The flower is white because it is dead D. The narrator has never seen a white flower E. A white flower is a bad omen
In line 11, “to that height” could suggest what type of tone? A. A brave tone B. An exciting and exuberant tone C. A somber tone D. An epic or more narrative tone E. A cynical tone
After reading the poem, the title could suggest which of…