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Characterize Speaker

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The Bistro Styx, Rita Dove, 1995

Dove, Rita. "The Bistro Styx." Mother Love. N.p.: Norton, 1995. N. pag. Poets.org. Web. 7 Dec. 2016.

The speaker of the poem can best be described as

A

overbearing, yet resourceful.

B

loving, yet detached.

C

discordant and harmful.

D

angry and abrasive.

E

obtuse and unemotional.