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The Emperor of Ice-Cream

The Emperor of Ice-Cream

by Wallace Stevens

The Emperor of Ice-Cream: A Rose is a Rose is a... True or False

1. What are the boys told to wrap their flowers in?silk
2. The "wenches" are instructed to dress how?the way they normally dress
3. What decorates the dead woman's sheet?fantails
4. Even though the dead woman's face is covered, she's stillcold and dumb
5. "Let be be finale of seem" is a line that stressesthe importance of accepting life's realities

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