The Ball Poem Analysis

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5 Questions

Why is the boy so upset about losing his ball?

What does the boy learn from losing his ball?

What does the phrase 'Merrily over there it is in the water' suggest?

What does the poet think has been lost when the boy loses his ball?

What does the boy realize as he stands staring at where his ball went?


Explore the deeper meaning of 'The Ball Poem' and the lessons the poet wants to convey through the boy's experience of losing his ball. Reflect on what the boy has lost and what he learns from the experience.

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