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First Stanza of Superfluous Woman

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Superfluous Woman, Vera Brittain, 1919

Brittain, Vera. "The Superfluous Woman." N.p.: n.p., n.d. N. pag. Allpoetry.com. 2010. Web. 31 Mar. 2016.

What is the most significant effect of the contrast between line 5, "kind moss," and line 6, "sharp and blood-bespattered stones"?

A

The contrast emphasizes the passage of time.

B

The contrast distinguishes between life and death.

C

The contrast provides an image to support the setting.

D

The contrast establishes the use of natural imagery.

E

The contrast provides the first image of war in the poem.