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For the Union Dead

For the Union Dead

by Robert Lowell

For the Union Dead: There's Something Fishy Going on Here True or False

1. What happened to the South Boston Aquarium?It shut down a long time ago
2. What does Lowell mean when he refers to the fish as "cowed"?They look like actual cows
3. Fill in the blank. In line 29 Lowell writes, "Their monument sticks like a _____ / in the city's throat."Bullet
4. In the second-to-last stanza, what is Colonel Shaw riding on?A bubble
5. In the final stanza, what does Lowell compare the cars to?Space ships

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