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I Am

I Am

  

by John Clare

I Am: What's Happenin' at the Beginning? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around I Am? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does the speaker describe as rising and vanishing?


Woes
Helpston
His poetry
Nothing
Q. What do the speaker's friends do to him?


Shoot him
Read to him
Wave to him
Forsake him
Q. Who cares and knows who the speaker is?


His friends
None
His wife
The warden
Q. What word in the first stanza makes us think of eating?


Woes
None
Consumer
Cares
Q. To what does the speaker compare himself at the end of the first stanza?


A pony
A website
Corn on the cob
Vapours
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