13. What can you conclude that the Shadow represents in Part V of “The Hollow Men”? Use one or two details from the poem to support your interpretation.
15. Reread lines 9-16 of In Memoriam, A. H. H. Analyze the poet’s philosophical assumptions and beliefs, and compare them to your own observations and experiences. What is your evaluation of the poet’s assumptions?
17. Use your own words to explain why Helen’s thoughts do not wander when Miss Temple is teaching her.
19. In the excerpt from Hard Times, Dickens refers to an “adversary.” What is the meaning of this word? In the context of the final paragraph of the excerpt, who or what is the adversary being discussed?