Poem: He Had Such Quiet Eyes
1. In Stanza 1,
a) what made the woman attracted to the man?
b) which word has the same meaning as “begging”?
2. “If only she’d been wise, And had listened to advice”
What is the feeling expressed in the two lines above?
3. The woman in the poem has been cheated by the man. If you were her friend, what advice would you give her?
Write about an important decision made by one of the characters. With close reference to the text, explain how it affects the other characters.