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Siren Song

Siren Song

by Margaret Atwood

Siren Song: Name That Theme True or False

1. The fact that men leap overboard in squadrons despite seeing those beached skulls reflects the Siren's art ofmortality
2. The "picturesque and mythical" island is really a symbol for the speaker's sense ofisolation
3. The "boring" song and its consequences that are always the same reflect the poem's theme ofwomen and femininity
4. Even though the speaker has two "feathery maniacs" on that island with her, she can't expect any surprises or difference, which reflects the theme of man and nature
5. Flattery and the inflation of egos are the speaker's best tools formortality

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