Not Waving but Drowning
by Stevie Smith
Not Waving but Drowning: What Did You Say? Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Not Waving but Drowning? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What was the dead man doing?
Q. How long was the dead man too far out?
Just until tea time
All his life
Q. Who in the poem can hear the dead man's complaint?
His trusty dog
Q. According to the other people, what did he enjoy doing?
Q. What do they think killed him?
Cold water and/or a weak heart
A great white shark
Going into the water too soon after eating