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1. Short-response prompt (15 points) Read the following excerpt from the poem "Mending Wall" and the poem "Nothing Gold Can Stay" by Robert Frost: "Mending Wall" by Robert Frost Something there is that doesn't love a wall, That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it, And spills the upper boulders in the sun, And makes gaps even two can pass abreast. The work of hunters is another thing:
'Why do they make good neighbors? Isn't it Where there are cows?
Compare and contrast the ways in which the author uses figurative language in both poems to convey tone. How does the tone in each poem differ? Be sure to include specific details from the texts to support your answer.

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