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Not Waving but Drowning

Not Waving but Drowning

by Stevie Smith

Not Waving but Drowning: Drowned in Sound True or False

1. What verse form roughly describes this poem?Free verse
2. What metrical foot is most common in the poem?Dactyl
3. Which line shows alliteration?And now he's dead
4. Which pair of words from the poem shows feminine rhyme?man / thought
5. What's the poem's refrain?And not waving but drowning.

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