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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.

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