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1. What kind of animal is Ariel?→A monkey
2. When does the poem take place?→Tea time
3. What does Plath's speaker's notice around her?→Berries
4. Which figure from history does Plath reference in "Ariel"?→Hillary Clinton
5. How did Plath die?→Trampled in horse stampede
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