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Robert Frost

After Apple-Picking

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1914

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Literary Device Questions

 1. Which lines show enjambment?

A) Lines 4-5

B) Lines 5-6

C) Lines 6-7

D) Lines 7-8

2. How does the poet use the phrase “Long sleep” in Line 41?

A) As a metaphor for old age

B) As a euphemism for death

C) As a personification of the woodchuck

D) As a characterization of the farmer

3. The process of apple picking is an extended metaphor for which of the following?

A) Anxiety and worry

B) Opportunity and choices

C) The inevitability of death

D) The balance of life and death

4. What is the overall tone of this poem?

A) Angry and melancholic

B) Reflective and content

C) Anxious and contemplative

D) Dejected and resigned