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 is meant by the word 'here' in the statement of the skull?
What does the line; "Through bush and forest went his spear." metaphorically indicate?
What is the significance of the name, "Kagwa"?
The rhyming scheme of the first stanza matches with the rhyming scheme of the _____ stanza.
What is the difference between 'say' and 'talk' respectively?
Name two situations where the narrator elevates the physical strength of the hunter.
What is the dominant tense of the 1st stanza?
How does the poet maintain the narrative quality of the stanza.

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

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What figurative idea is suggested by the changed word order of the lines?
Why does the speaker not speak of human beings who might be possibly waiting or him?
The speaker inverts the syntax of the sentences uttered. What is the name of that technique?
What is significant of the sounds used by the poet in the final stanza?
What is the technique used by the poet to make the stanza unpredictable?
Which number is used as an ominous symbol?

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

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What is the symbolical meaning of the colour 'green'
What technique is used to suggest the emotional agony of the speaker?
What are the three wishes of the murderer?
What do the three wishes suggest about the speaker's life?
Which word functions as a biblical allusion to the tale of "Able and Cane"?
Which line suggests that a love triangle might be the reason behind the murder?
What is the seasonal indication and its symbolical meaning?
What is the significance of the number of wishes?
How does the narrator figuratively suggest that the idea of youth?
Who expresses the three wishes?

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

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What is the name of the literary device in which a part of something represents the whole object in a metaphorical sense?
What is the overall tone of the stanza four?
What are the most common sounds heard in the stanza four?
What is the specific effect created by the repeated vowel sounds?
Who are referred to as "we" in stanza four, line three?
Scythe is the weapon of the Grim reaper. What is symbolized by scythe?
Name two literary devices found in the first line of the forth stanza
What are the words which indicate that the murder of Maurice is an unintentional one happened due to sudden impulse?
What does the synecdoche suggest about the situation?
What is the used poetic technique in stanza four line two, where commas interrupt the reading pace?

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

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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 "rising day"?
What is the relationship between the murderer and his victim? How do you find it?
What is the poetic devise used in "'tis"?
What is the overall tone of the stanza Three?
"the field" is a singular noun, why is it complemented by a plural verb "were"?
Who are referred to as "us"?
What is the effect of the simple past tense verb in the third line?
What is suggested by the repetition of the possessive pronoun 'my' between the stanza two and three?

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

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What is the prominent poetic technique used in the 3rd line?
Definition of euphemism is..
what is emphasized by the use of anastrophe in the 3rd line?
What is the time indicated in the second stanza
What are the three evidence available in the stanza two to prove that Maurice is dead?
What is the prominence of the possessive pronoun in the 4th line?
Why does the narrator not reveal the death of Maurice directly in the 3rd and 4th lines?
What characteristics of the narrator are revealed in the second line?
What is figuratively suggested by the 'half-mown' hill?
According the description of the narrator, at what time has the murder taken place?

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