The Huntsman by Edward Lowbury – Stanza Two

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The Huntsman by Edward Lowbury – Stanza One

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What is meant by the word 'here' in the statement of the hunter?

Why does the poet use the definite article to introduce what's hunted?

What does the line; "Through bush and forest went his spear." metaphorically indicate?

What is the dominant tense of the 1st stanza?

How does the poet maintain the narrative quality of the stanza.

What is meant by the word 'here' in the statement of the skull?

Name two situations where the narrator elevates the physical strength of the hunter.

The rhyming scheme of the first stanza matches with the rhyming scheme of the _____ stanza.

What is the significance of the name, "Kagwa"?

What is the difference between 'say' and 'talk' respectively?


Farewell to barn and Stack and Tree – A.E Housman (Stanza Six)

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What is the technique used by the poet to make the stanza unpredictable?

What is significant of the sounds used by the poet in the final stanza?

Why does the speaker not speak of human beings who might be possibly waiting or him?

Which number is used as an ominous symbol?

What figurative idea is suggested by the changed word order of the lines?

The speaker inverts the syntax of the sentences uttered. What is the name of that technique?

Farewell to barn and Stack and Tree – A.E Housman (Stanza Five)

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What is the seasonal indication and its symbolical meaning?

Which line suggests that a love triangle might be the reason behind the murder?

Which word functions as a biblical allusion to the tale of "Able and Cane"?

Who expresses the three wishes?

What are the three wishes of the murderer?

What is the symbolical meaning of the colour 'green'

What do the three wishes suggest about the speaker's life?

What is the significance of the number of wishes?

What technique is used to suggest the emotional agony of the speaker?

How does the narrator figuratively suggest that the idea of youth?

Farewell to barn and Stack and Tree – A.E Housman (Stanza Four)

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What is the used poetic technique in stanza four line two, where commas interrupt the reading pace?

What does the synecdoche suggest about the situation?

What are the words which indicate that the murder of Maurice is an unintentional one happened due to sudden impulse?

What is the specific effect created by the repeated vowel sounds?

Scythe is the weapon of the Grim reaper. What is symbolized by scythe?

What is the name of the literary device in which a part of something represents the whole object in a metaphorical sense?

Name two literary devices found in the first line of the forth stanza

What is the overall tone of the stanza four?

Who are referred to as "we" in stanza four, line three?

What are the most common sounds heard in the stanza four?

Farewell to barn and Stack and Tree – A.E Housman (Stanza Three)

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"the field" is a singular noun, why is it complemented by a plural verb "were"?

What is the relationship between the murderer and his victim? How do you find it?

What is suggested by the "rising day"?

Who are referred to as "us"?

What is the effect of the simple past tense verb in the third line?

What is the poetic devise used in "'tis"?

What is the purpose of including a mother to the poem?

What are the two themes suggested in the stanza three?

What is suggested by the repetition of the possessive pronoun 'my' between the stanza two and three?

What is the overall tone of the stanza Three?

Farewell to barn and Stack and Tree – A.E Housman (Stanza Two)

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What characteristics of the narrator are revealed in the second line?

Definition of euphemism is..

What is figuratively suggested by the 'half-mown' hill?

What is the time indicated in the second stanza

Why does the narrator not reveal the death of Maurice directly in the 3rd and 4th lines?

What is the prominence of the possessive pronoun in the 4th line?

What is the prominent poetic technique used in the 3rd line?

what is emphasized by the use of anastrophe in the 3rd line?

What are the three evidence available in the stanza two to prove that Maurice is dead?

According the description of the narrator, at what time has the murder taken place?


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