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by Seamus Heaney

Digging: Yeah, I'm digging too True or False

1. What does Heaney compare his pen to? -> A spade
2. When the father of the speaker is working in the flowerbed, what does it remind the speaker of? -> His dad digging up potatoes 20 years ago
3. Who else, beside the speaker's father, is good with a spade? -> The speaker's grandfather
4. Where did the grandfather cut turf? -> America
5. What does the speaker dig with? -> His pen