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Dover Beach

Dover Beach


by Matthew Arnold

Dover Beach: People and Places True or False

1. What country does the speaker see on the other side of the English Channel? -> France
2. What's the famous land formation at Dover that's mentioned in this poem? -> The White Cliffs of Dover
3. What Greek playwright makes a cameo in this poem? -> Kermit
4. What's the name of the sea that the Greek playwright is standing next to in the second stanza? -> The Baltic Sea
5. What place does the speaker compare the world to in the last three lines? -> A fragrant meadow