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The Man-Moth

The Man-Moth


by Elizabeth Bishop

The Man-Moth: Man-Moth in the Moon 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 kind of moon is likely shining on the night described in "The Man-Moth"?

Green Cheese
First Quarter
Q. How is the moonlight described in the first stanza?

Pant less
Q. What does the Man-Moth think of the moon?

It's far too bright, and he really needs to consider getting some blackout blinds
It's a small hole at the top of the sky
It's beautiful
Q. What does Man think of the moon?

It's beautiful
It's a small hole at the top of the sky
If he had a telescope, he could see the American flag planted there
Q. What is impossible to measure in thermometers?

The temperature of the Man-Moth's fear
The temperature of the moonlight
The temperature of Man's lunch
The temperature in the Man-Moth's pockets