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The Colonel

The Colonel


by Carolyn Forché

The Colonel: The Violent Planet: Dictionary and Phrase Book Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Colonel? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. A pointed look from a friend means:

Your fly is open
Let's go
Say nothing
My bad
Q. When the colonel says "I'm tired of fooling around," he means:

He's really just beginning to fool around.
He'd rather play Risk.
He's going to bed.
He's dropping the Mr. Nice Guy act.
Q. "How do you enjoy the country?" means:

I am interested in your opinion.
I am taking a poll.
I am just making conversation.
I have a timeshare I'd like you to look at.
Q. "There is no other way to say this" means:

This is another poetic metaphor.
There is no other way to say this.
No hablo Español.
I would rather act it out.
Q. When the colonel says, "Something for your poetry, no?" it implies:

He hates her poetry.
He is a poet himself.
He doesn't care if he ends up in a stupid poem.
He believes everything he said rhymes.