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An Irish Airman Foresees His Death

An Irish Airman Foresees His Death


by W.B. Yeats

An Irish Airman Foresees His Death: The War to End All Wars Quiz

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Q. What made the speaker join the air force?

A lonely impulse of delight
A waste of breath
Cheering crowds
His parents
Q. What does the speaker say about those he fights?

He wants to have dinner with them
He guards them
He does not hate them
They're dumb
Q. What does he say about those he guards?

They are too boring for his taste
He does not love them
They are a bunch of morons
Q. What did the speaker do before he finally signed up?

He balanced all
He swam some laps
He went and told W.B. Yeats about it
He went online and checked his email
Q. What didn't make the speaker fight?

Law and duty
Butter and toast
The wild swans at Coole