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Spring and Fall

Spring and Fall


by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Spring and Fall: What's Happening? True or False

1. Why does Margaret think she's so sad? -> Because her pet goldfish, Tinkerbell, died
2. Where does the poem take place? -> In the forest of Goldengrove
3. When does the poem take place? -> In the fall
4. What, according to the speaker, will happen to Margaret as she gets older? -> She'll go off to college and major in English literature.
5. What, according to the speaker, is the real reason that Margaret feels sad? -> The snow is falling.