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The bee is not afraid of me,
I know the butterfly;
the pretty people in the woods
Receive me cordially.

The brooks laugh louder when I
come,
The breezes madder play.
Wherefore, mine eyes, thy silver
mists?
Wherefore, O summer's day?

1. what makes this poem a lyric?
a. It tells the story of a historical event.
b. It is short, musical, and reveals the emotion of the speaker
c. It is written in a special pattern of syllables
d. It expresses sadness over someone who has died.
I think B.

2. what is the purpose of this lyric?
a. to express the poet's feelings about nature
b. to show the habits of bees and butterflies
c. to speak to the nature of death
d. to reflect on a lost love
I think A.

3.What are "the pretty people in the woods"?
a. neighbors who live in a house in the woods
b. tramps who are camping in the woods
c. fairies and elves
d. birds, animals, and insects
I think C.

4. What traditional elements of a lyric are found in this poem?
a. It is written in first person and expresses the emotions of the poet.
b. It is written in third person and expresses the thoughts of the poet
c. It is written in third person and describes a series of acitons
d.

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  1. 1. agree
    2. I have a hunch it is d
    3. yeah, ok
    4. I think a

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  2. I think it is more likely the birds and bees than elves though.

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