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Church Going

Church Going

by Philip Larkin

Church Going: Big Ol' Church True or False

1. How does the speaker of "Church Going" treat the church when he first steps inside?Respectfully
2. Who are the "Hectoring large-scale verses" probably being read by?Dumb people
3. According to the speaker of the poem, how does the roof of the church look so new?He doesn't know.
4. Why does the speaker imagine the church's "parchment, plate and pyx" (25) being put into locked cases in the future?Because religious people will try to save them
5. What part of the church will remain as a reminder of the church when the natural world takes over?Buttress

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