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Strange Meeting

Strange Meeting

  

by Wilfred Owen

Strange Meeting: Woulda Coulda Shoulda True or False

1. Who in this poem seems to be filled with regret? -> Speaker number one
2. Who or what does speaker number two blame for his current situation? -> The war
3. Why will speaker number two never get to do all the awesome things he wants to? -> He's dead
4. What did speaker number two "hunt" while he was alive? -> Wild beauty
5. What does the line, "For by my glee, might many men have laughed," mean? -> He could have shared his happiness with others

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