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To a Mouse

To a Mouse


1. What's the opening situation?→The speaker ran over a mouse's nest with his plough
2. Where does the poem take place?→In London, England
3. What time of year is it?→the beginning of winter
4. Why does the speaker pity the mouse?→Because the mouse can't read poetry
5. Why does the speaker envy the mouse in the final stanza?→Because the mouse doesn't have to worry about ploughing fields or supporting illegitimate children
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