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Lady Lazarus

Lady Lazarus

  

by Sylvia Plath

Lady Lazarus: "Lady Lazarus": The Basics True or False

1. What animal does Lady L compare herself to? -> A cat
2. How many times, according to the poem, has Lady L died? -> Three
3. In the poem, what is "an art"? -> Knitting
4. What major world event does Plath reference in the poem? -> A circus or carnival
5. What mythical creature does Lady L compare herself to? -> A hippogriff

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