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The Man-Moth

The Man-Moth


by Elizabeth Bishop

The Man-Moth: Figuratively Speaking True or False

1. What is cool and pure enough to drink? -> a tear
2. What is a draught of poison? -> the third rail
3. The Man-Moth's recurrent dreams underlie his rushing dreams like what? -> Legos
4. What is his only possession likened to in the last stanza? -> a bee sting
5. Where must the Man-Moth keep his hands? -> in his pockets