We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
GO TO SAT PREP GO TO ACT PREP
The Waking

The Waking

  

by Theodore Roethke

The Waking: The United States of Mind True or False

1. How does the speaker experience fate? -> By fearing it.
2. What does the speaker learn by going? -> Where the buck stops.
3. What is feeling’s relation to thinking in this poem? It’s: -> The result.
4. What word best describes the waking? -> Slow.
5. What does the speaker suggest about knowledge? -> It’s unbelievable.

Submit
Advertisement