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Sonnet 29

Sonnet 29

Sonnet 29: Are You There God? It's Me, the Speaker of Sonnet 29 True or False

1. Why's the speaker so mad at God at the beginning of the sonnet?his wife left him and he blames God
2. To what does the phrase "deaf heav'n" (3) refer?the speaker's best friend
3. The speaker talks about his love for "thee" as if it is what?a religious experience
4. Why does the speaker feel like a bird singing "hymns at heaven's gate"(12) at the end of the sonnet?God answered his prayers
5. Why doesn't the speaker ever say God's name in this sonnet?he's angry and feels isolated from God

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