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I Am

I Am


by John Clare

I Am: What's Happenin' at the Beginning? True or False

1. What does the speaker describe as rising and vanishing? -> Helpston
2. What do the speaker's friends do to him? -> Forsake him
3. Who cares and knows who the speaker is? -> The warden
4. What word in the first stanza makes us think of eating? -> Woes
5. To what does the speaker compare himself at the end of the first stanza? -> A website