1. What is rhyme scheme?

    2. Write the rhyme scheme next to each line of the poem.

    3. What is "The Charge of the Light Brigade" about?

    4. Why do the soldiers ride to their death?

    5. What kind of weapons did the Light Brigade have? What weapons did their opponents have? Who won?

    6. What does "Then they rode back, but not / Not the six hundred" imply about the soldiers?

    7. What image is created for us by the lines, "Cannon to right of them / Cannon to left of them / Cannon in front of them"? What image is created by the lines, "Half a league, half a league, / Half a league onward"?

    8. If you were in the army and your commander told you to fight in a battle where you would most likely die, what would you do? Why?
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