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The Waking

The Waking

by Theodore Roethke

The Waking: Actions Speak Louder Than Words Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Waking? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How does the speaker sleep?


With a lullabye.
With one eye closed.
By himself.
By waking.
Q. Going where he has to go helps the speaker do what?


His errands.
Make amends.
Learn.
Earn.
Q. What’s the speaker’s crazy being doing this time?


Dancing.
Sleeping.
Sulking.
Erupting.
Q. What’s does Great Nature have?


Something to eat.
Something to do.
Something to say.
Something to hide.
Q. What keeps the speaker steady?


Shaking.
Sleep.
Balance.
A handrail.
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