Of Mice and Men
Poetry
Literary Analysis
Identify the Author
Misc.
100

This character acts as a caretaker for Lennie.

Who is George?

100

This type of poem features 14 lines of rhymed iambic pentameter.

What is a sonnet?

100

This is the location and time a piece of writing is set in.

What is setting?

100

This is the author of Of Mice and Men.

Who is John Steinbeck?

100

This is what the narrator of “The Raven” say will never be lifted from the shadow on the floor.

What is his soul?

200

Whenever Lennie threatens to run away, George reacts by doing this.

What is telling Lennie to stay?

200

This type of poetry is often unrhymed or lacks rhythm.

What is organic poetry?

200

This is the message or main idea of a piece of writing.

What is theme?

200

This is the author of "The Raven."

Who is Edgar Allan Poe?

200

This universal theme is explored in "Marigolds" by Eugenia Collier.

What is the inevitable loss of innocence?

300

The story takes place during this period in history.

What is the Great Depression?

300

This poetic device features a pattern of stressed or unstressed syllables.

What is rhythm?

300

This is a theme that is discussed throughout human history and is relatable for the majority of people.

What is universal theme?

300

This is the author of the poem "Remember."

Who is Christina Rosetti?

300

This theme is shared in the poems "The Raven" and "Remember."

What is the idea that remembering a lost loved one is painful?

400

This is the setting for the opening and close of the novel.

What is beside the lake?

400

This poetic device appeals to one of or multiple of the five senses.

What is imagery?

400

This is the ideas or experiences that influence a writer's story.

What is author's perspective?

400

This is the author of "Marigolds."

Who is Eugenia Collier?

400

In the poem "O Captain, my Captain," Whitman uses a boat as a symbol to represent this.

What is America?

500

This theme, related to the topic of strength and weakness, is discussed within Of Mice and Men.

What is the theme that cruelty comes from a sense of weakness?

500

This poetic device uses repeated vowel sounds.

What is assonance?

500

This is when a person, place, thing, or action represents something else.

What is symbolism?

500

This is the author of "I Hear America Singing."

Who is Walt Whitman?

500

This specific meter is demonstrated in the phrase "Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate's life for me!"

What is iambic pentameter?

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