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Which of the following is the BEST summary of the poem?
a) The poem shows how fun it would be to visit the Man in the Moon. He is not perfect, but he has an easy life. b) The poem is about the Man in the Moon. He is quite happy, and life is easy for him. c) The poem shows the harsh conditions for the Man in the Moon. He is hunched with a hurt back, has a mole and weak eyes. d) The poem shows harsh conditions for the Man in the Moon. He has some health problems, but we should not feel sorry for him.
What is the author's purpose to writing the poem?
a) to show how wonderful it is to be the Man in the Moon b) to show how there is not much space in the moon for the man c) to show how everyone likes the Man in the Moon d) to make fun of the Man in the Moon
After reading the poem, the reader would -
a) love to be the Man in the Moon b) feel sorry for the Man in the Moon c) want to visit the Man in the Moon d) not believe there is a Man in the Moon
Which of the following is the meaning of the suffix -ly as in the word intimately in stanza one?
a) able to do b) a person who c) in that manner d) a condition
The author puts hyphens behind many of his stanzas to -
a) confuse the reader b) emphasize a point c) distract the reader d) to show excitement
Crick + Mole + Weak Eyes + ____________ = Man in the Moon Which word best completes the physical description of the moon?
a) smile b) glasses c) wink d) boil
In stanza 2, the reader should feel sorry for the Man in the Moon for all the following reasons EXCEPT -
a) a crick in his back b) a mole on his face c) weak eyes d) his dream
The narrator in The Man in the Moon describes the moon as being -
a) in good health b) in poor health c) a good friend d) in hiding
In the poem The Man in the Moon, the author -
a) paints a different picture of the Man in the Moon b) states views that are understood about the Man in the Moon c) has never thought about the Man in the Moon d) want everyone to like the Man in the Moon
As stated in the second stanza, the Man in the Moon is wise because -
a) he dreams of the stars b) he is all alone c) he has a boil on his ear d) he has a dimple
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