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Strange Meeting

Strange Meeting


by Wilfred Owen

Strange Meeting: Why the Long Face? Quiz

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Q. Where does this poem take place?

The inside of a whale's stomach
The battlefield
Q. What does the speaker find at the end of the tunnel?

"encumbered sleepers"
a "pot of gold"
"the devil"
"socks lost from the dryer"
Q. What is speaker number 2 so bummed out about?

He lost the war
He can't sleep
He missed out on life
He didn't kill any enemy soldiers
Q. What motion does speaker number two make twice in the poem?

He bows his head
He raises his arms
He moonwalks
He claps
Q. What big surprise do we find out at the end of the poem?

It was all a dream
The two speakers are long lost brothers
The speakers discover an escape route
Speaker number one killed speaker number two