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Beat! Beat! Drums!

Beat! Beat! Drums!


by Walt Whitman

Beat! Beat! Drums!: Since when do drums whirr? True or False

1. What historical event is "Beat! Beat! Drums!" about? -> The American Revolution
2. How many times does the speaker use the word "war"? -> 0
3. Which line is repeated? -> "O terrible drums"
4. What does the first line sound like? -> Iambic pentameter
5. Whom does the poet not want the drums to interrupt? -> Soldiers