“Dover Beach” was written when England was the most powerful and industrially sophisticated country in the world. How does the poem comment on this period in English history?
(a)In your own words, tell what the sculpture of the father looks like.
(b) Explain how the pose in which the narrator has depicted her father unexpectedly shows him as he is now, rather than as he was in his prison days.
Which experience made Dove recognize that she could be a "real" writer? In your opinion, would Dove have gone on to become a writer if she had not had that experience? Why or why not?
Write the word or phrase that means the same as the first word in each item. ruminative: (a) meditative, (b) wealthy