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A Song of Despair

A Song of Despair

by Pablo Neruda

A Song of Despair: How to Lose a Girl in No Time True or False

1. To whom does the "pit of debris" refer to in the poem?The speaker's lover
2. Who is "you" in this poem?The speaker's father
3. What is the lighthouse a metaphor for in the poem?The Titanic
4. Which of these most represents the woman in the poem?The sea
5. When did the love affair take place?It never really did.

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