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Wordsworth:
Ode on Intimations of Immortality

Short Answer Quiz

  1. In the first four stanzas of the poem, what distress does the speaker express?

  1. When Wordsworth writes that "our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting," what does he imply about the human soul?

  1. According to Wordsworth, what perceptions change as the child becomes an adult and ages?

  1. What connection does Wordsworth make between nature and immortality?

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