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The Colossus

The Colossus

by Sylvia Plath

The Colossus: The Classic Quiz True or False

1. In what ancient city did the real Colossus once stand?Rhodes
2. To what hub of the Roman Empire does the poem allude?the Forum
3. What ancient wise person does the poem reference?an oracle
4. To what trilogy of Greek tragedies does the poem allude?the Oresteia
5. Which of the following describes the decorative stone work alluded to in the poem?acanthine

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