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The Quarrel (poem)

Question 2:

Read these lines from the poem:

(i) One thing led to another

(ii) The start of it was slight

(iii) The end of it was strong

(iv) The afternoon turned black

(v) Thumped me on the back

Discuss with your partner what these lines mean.


(i) It means that a small argument led to another argument.

(ii) When the argument started, it was light and over a small …

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