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Strange Meeting

Strange Meeting


by Wilfred Owen

Strange Meeting: Woulda Coulda Shoulda Quiz

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Q. Who in this poem seems to be filled with regret?

Speaker number one
Speaker number two
The devil
Speaker of the house
Q. Who or what does speaker number two blame for his current situation?

His mother
Speaker number one
The British army
The war
Q. Why will speaker number two never get to do all the awesome things he wants to?

He's dead
He lost his legs in the war
He's too shell-shocked
He's too lazy
Q. What did speaker number two "hunt" while he was alive?

His dreams
Wild tigers
Wild beauty
Enemy soldiers
Q. What does the line, "For by my glee, might many men have laughed," mean?

He was a comedian
He has a weird smile
He could have shared his happiness with others
People liked to make fun on him