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Quizzes

1. What is a windhover, anyway?→A fancy vacuum cleaner
2. What form of royalty does the speaker compare the bird to?→a skater
3. Why does the speaker bring up a "plough" (12)?→Because even though they're common, ploughs can be seen as beautiful
4. What's so special about the windhover?→It can hover in one place while flying
5. What time of day does the poem take place?→In the afternoon
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