Analyzing Ekphrastic Poetry
Terms in this set (10)
What does a close observation of the painting reveal about the astronomer?
The objects in the room suggest he is curious or academic.
What idea best states a conclusion about the painting?
The fabrics and accessories indicate the woman's wealth.
What can be observed from this painting? Check all that apply. (A Starry Night)
1. It shows a night scene.
2. It is a landscape view.
3. It was painted with swirling brush strokes.
What conclusion can be drawn from the painting?
The image of wounded men in a makeshift clinic suggests the chaos of war.
Which statement best describes the tone of the poems?
Both poems are complimentary, paying tribute to loved ones.
What can be observed from this painting? Check all that apply. (A portrait of Van Gogh)
1. It shows visible brush strokes.
2. It displays bold colors.
3. It is a portrait of a man.
What is the subject of this poem? ("The Poison Tree" by William Blake.)
The danger of suppressed anger
Which statement best describes the subjects of the poems?
The woman in Byron's poem is gentle; the woman in Poe's poem is welcoming.
Which statement best defines ekphrastic poetry?
Ekphrastic poetry describes or pays tribute to a piece of visual art
In "Landscape with the Fall of Icarus", Williams mentions "a splash quite unnoticed." Which words from Auden's "Musée des Beaux Arts" best illustrate this idea of people's distraction and indifference?
Walking dully along