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"Autumn Fires" by Robert Louis Stevenson and Activities




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Louis Stevenson � � � � � � � � � � � ��
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In the other gardens � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � �
And all up the vale
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Pleasant summer over
And all the summer flowers,
The red fire blazes,
The gray smoke towers.�����
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Sing a song of seasons!���������������������� (Alliteration: the "s" is repeated.)
Something bright in all!
Flowers in the summer,���� � � � � � � � �� (Contrasting summer and fall)
Fires in the fall!
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Exercise:
  1. What type of a summer was it?
  2. What is a vale?
  3. What is a bonfire?
  4. Which words are used in the poem to help you �see� the autumn scene?
  5. Which line is an example of alliteration, two or more words beginning with the same consonant?
  6. What is being contrasted in the last two lines?

BONFIRE
SMOKE
AUTUMN
FALL
PLEASANT
SUMMER
VALE
VALLEY
HAPPY
THANKSGIVING