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Ariel

Ariel

by Sylvia Plath

Ariel: Intermediate "Ariel" Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Ariel? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What was the name of Plath's husband?


T.S. Eliot
Ted Hughes
Ariel
Shakespeare
Q. In which Shakespeare play does a character named Ariel appear?


Macbeth
The Tempest
As You Like It
Romeo and Juliet
Q. What kinds of stanzas does Plath write "Ariel" in?


Quatrains
Sestets
Tercets
No sets
Q. What is the first word of the poem?


Stasis
Stillness
Darkness
Sunsets
Q. What does Plath's speaker compare herself to?


A bullseye
An arrow
A lioness
An astronaut
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