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To a Mouse

To a Mouse

by Robert Burns

To a Mouse: Robbie Who? True or False

1. How many children did Robert Burns have, and with how many different mothers?25 children, 15 mothers
2. What was Robert Burns' occupation before he became a poet?A literature professor
3. Why was he called "the Heaven-Taught Ploughman"?Because his work as a ploughman seemed to be inspired by heaven
4. What year was Robert Burns' first collection of poetry (Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect) published?1918
5. What made Burns' poetry so Romantic, according to later definitions of British Romantic literature?It was about common subjects and written in common, everyday language

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