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

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

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