where does the cat in “cat” run?
the cat runs out of the house (off the mat) and outside to the tree
Why is the cat running?
the cat is running because the poet is chasing it
How does the speaker of the poem feel about the cat?
the speaker of the poem DOES NOT like the cat. This is obvious because she does not want the cat in her house or anywhere near your coast
what choice does the speaker make in “the choice”
she chooses the poor man
why does the speaker make the choice to choose the poor man?
she does because he made her happier and money isn’t everything
why would the rejected boyfriend have given the speaker?
wealth and materialistic things
what does the last line of the poem “the choice” different from what the poem leads you to believe
-“somebody ought to examine my head”
you would think that she would chose the rich guy because in that era women married men for riches because they didn’t work
How would you describe the mood of this poem? What words help create that mood? (Harlem night song)
The mood of the poem is love. When the author writes “I love you” it exemplifies the love for the cities.
what is the poem “blow,blow thou winter wind” about
man’s ingratitude is worse than a winter wind
what is “paul revere’s ride” about
Paul Revere riding into town in Massachusetts to warn the town that the british were coming
What activity is going on in the poem, “concrete mixers”?
The activity that is going on is that the drivers are washing the concrete mixers
What is the extended simile in this poem?
The extended simile is that the concrete mixers are being compared to big elephants.
what is the poem “the road not taken”about
the poem is about the speaker remembering when he came to a “split in the road” and had to choose a way to go
what season is the poet describing in “the sky is low,the clouds are mean”?
what is nature compared to in “the sky is low,the clouds are mean”?