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The Colossus

The Colossus

  

by Sylvia Plath

The Colossus: Anatomy of a Statue Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Colossus? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which part of the statue does the speaker say is filled with silt?


throat
ears
eyes
its really clogged pores
Q. What part of the body does the speaker compare to tumuli?


toes
bunions
knee caps
eyes
Q. What word does the speaker use to describe the statue's hair?


acanthine
filthy
frizzy
weedy
Q. In which part of the statue does the speaker spend her nights?


nose
ear
under its toenail
stomach
Q. Under which body part does the speaker say the sun rises?


rump
eyelids
skin
tongue
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