Read “The Rape of Lock” before answering the following questions. https://intervisualtechnology.us/pxudpothrb/167/24…
1) In line 25, what is â€œombreâ€?
A type of dress
A card game
2) What reminds the Baron of his desire to steal the lock?
3) The sprites do all of the following to repel the Baronâ€™s attack EXCEPT:
Blow back the hair
Pour coffee on the Baron
Twitch the diamond in her ear
Jump in between the scissor blades
4) What is a forfex?
A lock of hair
A China vessel
5) What is Belindaâ€™s response to the cutting of the lock of hair?
6) Which passage best shows the authorâ€™s use of descriptive language?
A. Or when rich China vessels, fallâ€™n from high/In glittâ€™ring dust and painted fragments lie.
B. Hither the heroes and the nymphs resort / To taste a while the pleasures of a court…
C. At once they gratify their scent and taste / And frequent cups prolong the rich repast.
D. What Time would spare, from steel receives its date / And monuments, like men, submit to fate!
7) Which of the following passages again shows Popeâ€™s use of imagery?
A. Let wreaths of triumph now my temples twine / (The victor cried) the glorious prize is mine!
B. The peer now spreads the glittâ€™ring forfex wide/Tâ€™inclose the lock; now joins it, to divide.
C. But see how oft ambitious aims are crossâ€™d / And chiefs contend until all the prize is lost!
D. Suddenly, these honors shall be snatchâ€™d away / And cursed for ever this victorious day.
8) Which of the following passages again shows Popeâ€™s use of literary allusion?
A. O thoughtless mortals! ever blind to fate / Too soon dejected, and too soon elate.
B. Not fierce Othello in so loud a strain/Roarâ€™d for the handkerchief that caused his pain.
C, At once they gratify their scent and taste / And frequent cups prolong the rich repast.
D. Thrice she lookâ€™d back, and thrice the foe drew near.
9) Which of the following passages shows the authorâ€™s use of imagery?
A. Then flashâ€™d the living lightning from her eyes/And screams of horror rend thâ€™ affrighted skies.
B. â€œNow meet thy fate,â€ incensed Belinda cried / And drew a deadly bodkin from her side…
C. Suddenly he viewâ€™d, in spite of all her art, an earthly lover lurking at her heart.
D. Snuff, or the fan, supply each pause of chat / With singing, laughing, ogling, and all that.
10) Which of the following passages from The Rape of the Lock shows the authorâ€™s use of literary allusion?
A. Just then, Clarissa drew with tempting grace / A two-edged weapon from her shining case…
B. Heroesâ€™ and heroinesâ€™ shouts confusedly rise / And bass and treble voices strike the skies.
C. Ah, cease rash youth! Desist ere â€˜tis too late/ Fear the just gods, and think of Scyllaâ€™s fate!
D. â€œRestore the lock!â€ she cries; and all around / â€œRestore the lock!â€ the vaulted roofs abound.