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by Sylvia Plath

Ariel: Introductory "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 kind of animal is Ariel?

A monkey
A donkey
A Dodo bird
A horse
Q. When does the poem take place?

Early morning
Tea time
Q. What does Plath's speaker's notice around her?

Palm trees
Apple trees
Horse droppings
Q. Which figure from history does Plath reference in "Ariel"?

Lady Godiva
Hillary Clinton
Queen Elizabeth
Mary Queen of Scots
Q. How did Plath die?

Airplane crash
Trampled in horse stampede