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A Visit to William Blake's Inn Chapter Summary & Analysis - Poem 3, "A Rabbit Reveals My Room " Summary

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Poem 3, "A Rabbit Reveals My Room " Summary

This poem is written in anapestic rhythm in the form of a limerick, except for the rhyme scheme, which is a variation on limericks. The main difference is the first line of each stanza, which doesn't rhyme with the rest of the lines in each stanza or with any other line in the poem.

The rabbit that shows the first person, a boy, to his room is just a little brown rabbit no bigger than knee-high to the boy. Arriving in the room, the boy notices that there's no bed in that room, only a big, shaggy old bear. The boy has real reservations about going to sleep in the embrace of a bear. He'd rather have the blankets, afghan and sheets of his room at home. The bear reassures him in italics, so the...

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