by Elizabeth Bishop
The Man-Moth: Figuratively Speaking Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Man-Moth? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is cool and pure enough to drink?
a box of crayons
Q. What is a draught of poison?
the third rail
a ten-second dose of "Every Rose Has Its Thorn"
his mother's love
Q. The Man-Moth's recurrent dreams underlie his rushing dreams like what?
a bird chirping
Q. What is his only possession likened to in the last stanza?
a basket of puppies
a treasure chest
a bee sting
Q. Where must the Man-Moth keep his hands?
on his lap
in his pockets
at the end of his wrists