Poems on Life and Death

Which of the following lines from the poem *best* reflects the connection shared by mother and son?
“Her breath in mine, our fluent dipping knives”

The poet used the phrase “went hammer and tongs” *most likely* to imply that
he is speaking the words loudly and with great forcefulness

“Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night” can best be categorized as a villanelle for all of the following reasons *except*
the rhyme scheme is open

Which of the following lines from “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night” uses personification to create an image for the reader?
“Their frail deeds might have danced in a green bay,”

In the first line of each stanza in “Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night” the speaker mentions several different types of men before speaking directly to his father. This intentional structural form is *most likely* used to create
parallel images

In “Not Waving but Drowning,” each of the following speakers contributes to the poem *except*
the mother of the dead man

Which of the following words best describes the speaker’s tone?

The football team, the most aggressive in school history, was undefeated.
football team