by Gerard Manley Hopkins
The Windhover: How It's All Put Together Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Windhover? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the form of the poem?
A Shakespearean sonnet
A Petrarchan sonnet
A rock ballad
Q. What did Hopkins call his funky new meter?
rhythm and blues
Q. What do you call the first eight lines of this form of poem?
Q. What is Hopkins's word for the unique characteristics of every object and individual?
Q. What sound does Hopkins alliterate in the first line of "The Windhover"?