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Mid-Term Break, by Seamus Heaney, 1966

"Mid-Term Break - Poetry Foundation." Poetry Foundation. Poetry Foundation. Web. 19 May 2016.

What is the MOST significant effect of the title of this poem?


The title prepares the reader for the tragedy in the poem.


The title provides a contrast between what it implies and what occurs in the poem.


The title provides information that is vital to our understanding of the speaker.


The title explains the setting and situation of the poem.


The title foreshadows the speaker's ultimate decision to not return to college.

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