Walking Around by Pablo Neruda: Summary & Analysis

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One issue with understanding Pablo Neruda's poetry for English-speaking students is the difficulty of _____.

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1. In ''Walking Around'' by Pablo Neruda, the poet's despair and disconnect from his human life is partly illustrated by the _____ of living and inanimate images.

2. In the end of ''Walking Around'' by Pablo Neruda, the laundry on the line is said to do what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will test what you know about the poem ''Walking Around'' by Pablo Neruda. You'll be covering key topics such as the challenge for English-speaking students to understand the poem and a disconnect the poet feels from his life.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These points will be addressed via the worksheet/quiz:

  • The laundry on the line at the end of the poem
  • Characteristics of the poetry
  • The way the author begins the poem

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on ''Walking Around'' by Pablo Neruda, including the style of the poetry
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the laundry on the line at the end of the poem and the feelings of the poem's narrator with regard to his life
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the difficulty for English-speaking students to interpret the poem

Additional Learning

The lesson named ''Walking Around'' by Pablo Neruda: Summary & Analysis will teach you more about the following:

  • Background of Pablo Neruda's life and literary career
  • The narrator's inability to look at life realistically in the poem
  • Apathy he feels through his observations
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