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by Seamus Heaney

Digging: Ain't no Famine like an Irish Potato Famine True or False

1. Where are the memories most likely taking place? -> Ireland
2. Which of the following is not "dug up"? -> Beans
3. How will the speaker follow family tradition? -> By "digging" with his pen
4. What kind of rhyme scheme does "Digging" use? -> Rhyming couplets
5. Why is digging so important to the speaker and his family? -> It is how they would have survived through the Irish Potato Famine