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the mother

the mother

  

by Gwendolyn Brooks

the mother: The Deets True or False

1. How does the speaker refer to her terminated pregnancies? -> As children
2. How does the speaker describe her yearning for her non-existent children? -> As supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
3. How does the speaker describe her abortion? -> As an accident
4. How does the speaker describe her non-existent children? -> As pulpy orange juice
5. How does the speaker feel about her non-existent children? -> She find them irritating

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