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One Perfect Rose

One Perfect Rose

by Dorothy Parker

One Perfect Rose: Did You Get All That? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around One Perfect Rose? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. In the first stanza, what does the speaker call the flower?


A messenger
A limousine
A drug
A car
Q. How did the man select the flower?


Gravely
Shmoopily
Slowly
Tenderly
Q. What would the speaker rather have than a flower?


A new house
A computer
A limousine
An owl
Q. What do the flower's leaves enclose?


A thorn
Dew
Money
The man's heart
Q. The speaker says it's always her what to get flowers?


Thing
Luck
Pleasure
Internet
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