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"My Papa's Waltz" Comprehension Quiz



This activity contains 3 questions.

Question 1.
What is understated in the poem?

 
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Question 2.
According to the speaker, what is his father like?

 
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Question 3.
"Still clinging to your shirt" (line 16) suggests the presence of what kind of irony in the poem?

 
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