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Final Imagery in The Colonel

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The Colonel, Carolyn Forche

Forché, Carolyn. "The Colonel." From The Country Between Us. New York: Harper & Row, 1981. Print.

The ears "pressed to the ground" in the final line of the poem MOST likely represent

A

the unreported truth.

B

the fear of the poet and her friend.

C

those affected by the colonel's atrocities.

D

the colonel's crimes.

E

the hope for intervention by a more powerful country.