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One Perfect Rose

One Perfect Rose

by Dorothy Parker

One Perfect Rose: Did You Get All That? True or False

1. In the first stanza, what does the speaker call the flower?A messenger
2. How did the man select the flower?Shmoopily
3. What would the speaker rather have than a flower?An owl
4. What do the flower's leaves enclose?A thorn
5. The speaker says it's always her what to get flowers?Luck

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