|Whenever Richard Cory went downtown,
We people on the pavement looked at him:
He was a gentleman from sole to crown,
Clean favoured and imperially slim.
clean favoured = good looking
|And he was always quietly arrayed,
And he was always human when he talked;
But still he fluttered pulses when he said,
"Good-morning," and he glittered when he walked.
|arrayed = dressed
in fine clothes
2) What does the
word quietly imply?
4) What does "...fluttered pulses
when he said,
'Good Morning...'" mean?
And he was rich – yes, richer than a king –
And admirably schooled in every grace:
In fine, we thought that he was everything
To make us wish that we were in his place.
|5) Would you want to
be Richard Cory?
6) There is one stanza left.
From what we know about
Richard Cory so far, predict
what the last stanza will be about.
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