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Recuerdo

Recuerdo

by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Recuerdo Questions

Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.

  1. Why do you think that the speaker chooses this memory to re-live?
  2. What to the speaker's actions tell you about her character?
  3. Do you have any idea what the "you" in this poem might be like? Why or why not?
  4. How would you describe the relationship between the speaker and her companion? Are they friends? Lovers? Why would their relationship matter?

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