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Those Winter Sundays

Those Winter Sundays


by Robert Hayden

Those Winter Sundays: The Basics Quiz

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Q. What is the form of “Those Winter Sundays”?

Free verse
Funky sonnet
Iambic pentameter
Q. Who is the speaker of the poem?

An adult looking back on his childhood
A father looking back on his child’s younger years
The ghost of the father looking back on his child’s younger years
An office manager
Q. Hey, how’s the weather?

Blazing hot
Warm and temperate
Cold, coldcoldcold
Q. The house suffers from chronic _______.

Q. What kind of work does the father do?

Office work
Train conducting
Poetry writing
Manual labor