Literature Quiz / The World's Wife by Carol Ann Duffy

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Can you name the poems in The World's Wife by Carol Ann Duffy?

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Opening linePoem
I'd done it before
I sank like a stone
By Christ, he could bore for Purgatory.
That’s him pushing the stone up the hill, the jerk.
First things first. I married Faust.
Teach me, he said
Girls, I was dead and down
Firstly, his hands - a woman's.
The bed we loved in was a spinning world
Where I lived - Winter and hard earth.
Ladies, for argument's sake,
I'm not the first or the last
At childhood's end
It was late September.
Cold, I was, like snow, like ivory.
Opening linePoem
I had grieved.
At first, I looked along the road
All I know is this:
I shrank myself
There are the twins
A suspicion, a doubt, a jealousy
I’d loved them fervently since childhood.
Ice in the trees.
In the convent, y'all
I’m fond, nereids and nymphs,
These myths going round, these legends, fairytales,
7 April 1852.
I remember peeping in at his skyscraper room
After I learned to transubstantiate
The Devil was one of the men at work,

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