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To Melancholy

To Melancholy


by Charlotte Smith

To Melancholy: Charlotte Who? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around To Melancholy? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How old was Charlotte Smith when she was married?

Q. How did she say marriage at that age made her feel?

Like a "legal prostitute"
Like a "wife and mother"
Like a "rock star"
Like a "princess"
Q. Why did Charlotte Smith start writing the Elegiac Sonnets?

Because she liked writing poetry.
Because she was strapped for cash
Because her husband encouraged her creativity.
Because her children encouraged her creativity.
Q. How many children did Charlotte Smith have?

Q. What is the name of one of Smith's favorite poets?

Thomas Otway
Dylan Thomas
Bob Dylan
A.E. Housman