Farewell to barn and Stack and Tree – A.E Housman (Stanza Two) Welcome to Farewell to barn and Stack and Tree – A.E Housman (Stanza Two) Your name Your School 1. What is the prominent poetic technique used in the 3rd line?EuphemismCacophonySynecdocheMetaphor2. What is the prominence of the possessive pronoun in the 4th line?None of the available answers hereIt suggests that the narrator stabbed Maurice with his knifeIt makes the narrator responsible for the crimeIt excludes the responsibility of the narrator from the crime3. what is emphasized by the use of anastrophe in the 3rd line?Dormant nature of MauriceVictimization of MauriceMotionlessness of MauriceNone of the answers available here4. What are the three evidence available in the stanza two to prove that Maurice is dead?Motionlessness of Maurice, dried blood, and the The knife which pierced his bodyNone of the available answersThe knife in his side, half-mown hill, and bloodMaurice's action of lying on hay, dried blood and his motionlessness5. What is the time indicated in the second stanzaNightAfternoonMorningNoon6. What characteristics of the narrator are revealed in the second line?His haphazard and reckless natureHis hesitation and guilt to reveal what he has doneHis innocence and his will to accept his crimeHis murderous and villainous character7. What is figuratively suggested by the 'half-mown' hill?The disappointment of the narratorIncompletion of the lives of the convict and the victimThe pastoral setting of the poemThe narrator's inability to complete the action of cutting grass8. According the description of the narrator, at what time has the murder taken place?EveningNightMorningNoon9. Why does the narrator not reveal the death of Maurice directly in the 3rd and 4th lines?Due to his overwhelming guiltDue to his lack of will to be judgedDue to his lack of will to accept the realityDue to his fear to face the society10. Definition of euphemism is..Direct comparison between two unlike objectsReduction of the harshness of an idea with the replacement of direct and harsh words with substitute termsUse of elaborative terms to describe a simple conceptA part of something which relates to a greater conceptPlease fill in the comment box below.