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1

What are three quotes from the poem?

'merciless iced east winds that knife us...'
'snow-dazed....sun-dozed'
'For love of God seems dying'

2

What does the quote 'merciless iced east winds that knife us....' suggest?

Nature is personified and seems to be attacking them, with the ellipses hinting that they are waiting for something to happen

3

What does the quote 'snow-dazed....sun-dozed' suggest?

the half-rhyme creates a link between their current situation and their past dreams

4

What does the quote 'For love of God seems dying' suggest?

It could mean that their love of God is disappearing or that they feel God's love for them is dying