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Elegy for Jane

Elegy for Jane

by Theodore Roethke

Elegy for Jane: Birds (Angry and Otherwise) True or False

1. Which bird does Roethke compare Jane to in the poem's first stanza?wren
2. What did the shade and the mold join the wren in doing?singing
3. Complete the following line: My [ ], you are not here.sparrow
4. Which bird did Roethke describe as, "skittery?"owl
5. Which bird to Roethke describe as, "happy?"wren

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