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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 of -> mortality
2. The "picturesque and mythical" island is really a symbol for the speaker's sense of -> isolation
3. The "boring" song and its consequences that are always the same reflect the poem's theme of -> women 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 for -> mortality