1.4.4Test (TST):Modernism and LanguageTestEnglish 11 Sem 2Points Possible:45Name:Jack KazmierczakDate:1. Short-response prompt (15 points)Read the following two poems:"Nothing Gold Can Stay"
by Robert FrostNature's first green is gold,Her hardest hue to hold.Her early leaf's a flower;But only so an hour.Then leaf subsides to leaf.So Eden sank to grief,So dawn goes down to day.Nothing gold can stay.
"The Red Wheelbarrow"by William Carlos Williamsso much dependsupona red wheelbarrow
Compare and contrast the ways in which the two authors use figurative language in their poemsto convey tone. How does the tone in each poem differ? Be sure to include specific details fromthe texts to support your answer.