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Dover Beach

Dover Beach


by Matthew Arnold

Dover Beach: Dazzling Descriptions True or False

1. In the third stanza, Arnold talks about the withdrawing roar of the Sea of what? -> Faith
2. What word does the speaker use to describe the armies in the final line? -> Awful
3. What does Sophocles think about when he hears the waves on the Aegean? -> Human Misery
4. What makes the "grating roar" that the speaker hears in the first stanza? -> A semi trailer
5. How does the speaker describe the sea in the first line? -> Chaotic