“To a Sad Daughter” assignment 1. Re-read the poem after looking at what each student has written in yesterday’s assignment. Attempt to answer 3 “I don’t understand” statements with your own answer. 2. Take the paper copy of the poem and highlight 5 lines which seem to make sense to you. Beside each in the margin, indicate what you think it means. 3. Describe 3 character traits of the daughter. List a line for each to support. 4. Underline and label an example of each of the following: a. metaphor b. assonance c. alliteration 5. What are 3 pieces of advice which the speaker gives and what do you think each means? 6. What are 2 pieces of advice you would give the speaker? Why?