Winter 2015 F Exam
- “Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The ‘sure thing’ boat never gets far from shore.” Dale Carnegie, American writer. Make a connection between the above quote and the poem. Give information from the poem to support your answer.
Summer 2014 F Exam
“In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves… And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.” – Eleanor Roosevelt. Make a connection between the above quote and the poem. Give information from the poem to support your answer.
Winter 2012 F Exam
1. Read the quote and answer the question. The poem begins: “Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,” Give ONE reason why it was hard for the speaker to decide which road to take. (5 points)
2. Why did the speaker choose the road he did? (5 points)
3. “Yet knowing how way leads on to way / I doubted if I should ever come back.” Explain this quote in your own words. Do you agree with the speaker? Explain why or why not. (10 points)
1. The poem ends: “And that has made all of the difference.” This quote describes how the speaker will relate to his decision later on in life. How does he think he will feel about his decision?
1. The last stanza begins: “I shall be telling this with a sigh / Somewhere ages and ages hence:”
a. Why do you think the speaker will be “telling this with a sigh”? (8 points)
b. What connection can we make between this quote and the title of the poem? (7 points)