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The Voice

The Voice

by Thomas Hardy

The Voice: "The Voice" and Content Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Voice? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. The speaker of the poem can't distinguish between the voice of the woman and what?


The sound of the waves
The sound of church bells
The sound of the wind
His own voice
Q. What color is the woman's dress?


Sky blue
Air blue
Turquoise
Trick question; she's wearing pants.
Q. What is the woman doing at the end of the poem?


Nothing; she's dead.
Flying
Calling
Dissipating
Q. What is falling around the speaker?


Leaves
Snow
Dandruff
Bird droppings
Q. Is the speaker insane or what?


Definitely insane.
Definitely not; he's totally sane.
We don't know for sure; that's what makes the poem interesting.
Mambo dogface to the banana patch.
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