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That the Science of Cartography Is Limited

That the Science of Cartography Is Limited


by Eavan Boland

That the Science of Cartography Is Limited: Advanced Cartography Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around That the Science of Cartography Is Limited? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does the speaker smell in the beginning of the poem?

Rotting potatoes
Q. What is covering the famine road?

Ivy and scutch grass
A big tent
Keep Out signs
Q. When did the Relief Committees begin insisting that the Irish build roads for food?

Q. Which two words does the speaker use to describe maps?

Ugly and dumb
Masterful and ingenious
Useless and untrue
Frivolous and fantastical
Q. What "will not be there" at the end of the poem?

The speaker
The beloved
Hash browns
The famine road