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Havisham

Havisham

by Carol Ann Duffy

Havisham: Miss H should have played "What is Love" to her Fiancé True or False

1. According to Miss H, what is love? -> Baby don't hurt me (no more)
2. What does the last line do to readers? -> It makes us pity Miss H
3. Why is it "b-b-b-breaks" and not "breaks"? -> Because everything is breaking, even the word itself
4. Who does Miss H want to go on a "long slow honeymoon" with? -> A male corpse
5. What kind of poem is "Havisham"? -> A dramatic monologue

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