"O say what is that thing call'd Light, | Which I must ne'er enjoy"
In this short poem, Poet Laureate Colley Cibber describes the feelings of a boy who has never been able to see.

The Blind Boy

Instructions

Do the Preparation task first. Then go to Text and read the poem or story (you can also listen to the audio while you read). Next go to Task and do the activity.

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Task 1

Decide if the statements about the poem are true or false.

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symapathetic poem

sympathetic poem

Sincere lines, heartfelt words and touch on the raw