14 terms

Shelly test Review

Who is "thou"?
the wind (apostrophe)
With what season is the west wind associated?
What objects does the speaker want to be in order to be lifted by the wind?
leaf, wave, cloud
Why does the speaker wish to become a lyre?
so the wind blowing through his strings can make beautiful sounds
What simile does the speaker use to compare with his words?
ashes and sparks from a fading fire
What is meant in lines 55-56?
feels that his spririt resembles the wind
What is meant in line 65?
magic, prophecy, religion
What happens as a result of the empathy which Shelly fees with his subject?
wants a resist the wind as if it were a temptation
What are the qualities of an ode?
meditative, introspective, complex
What are the general subjects of English Romantic odes?
topics of serious reflection
What is an apostrophe? How is Shelley's ode related to an apostrophe?
poetic device in which the poet addresses someone(thing) not present at the time. because he addresses the wind as if it were there
What is the form of each section of "Ode to the West Wind?
he has the form of a sonnet
What is terza rima?
3 line stanzas with interlocking rhyme
How does each section of "Ode" end?
rhymed couplet