A Poem of Changgan

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This free digital curriculum contains interactive content that supports reading comprehension. Over the course of the poem, students will answer Common Core aligned questions addressing grade-level appropriate literary terms and concepts. This free online unit will increase student engagement while building reading comprehension.

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A Poem of Changgan, Li Po

Li Po (701– 762) is a Chinese poet whose poems celebrated the pleasures of friendship, the depth of nature, solitude, and the joys of drinking wine. Legend holds that Li drowned when he reached from his boat to grasp the moon’s reflection in the river.  (This annotation contains an image)
Though the poet a man, this poem was written in the voice of an eighth-century woman in China, speaking to her husband. The person represented in a poem is referred to as the speaker. The reader should not assume that the author is the speaker, because poets often write poems from the perspective of different people, like Li Po does in this poem. 
The highlighted line contains 
In certain times and places in history, it was typical to get married very young. In fact, this is still the case in some cultures. 
In the highlighted text, the phrase "your thousand calls" exemplifies which of the following literary devices? 
The first line of the poem reads, “My hair had hardly covered my forehead.” This detail is mostly likely included to make the reader aware of 
Why would the idea of hearing the monkeys in a lover's far-off sky make someone feel closer to their lover? 
In the highlighted lines, the hidden footprints are a metaphor for 
The image of the yellowing butterflies hovering in twos contrasts sharply with the loneliness of the speaker. The contrast created by this juxtaposition exaggerates the speaker's loneliness, and sets the reader up for the next line, where the speaker admits to a broken heart. 
The stanzas of the poem are organized 
The MAIN emotion that summarizes the feelings of the speaker of this poem is