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Weariness

The state of being tired, especially because of hard work or activity

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Tugged

To pull someone or something along in a short, strong movement

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Leash

A lead for a dog

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Strained

To pull at something very hard

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Unruly

Very difficult to control

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Quarry

A person or animal that someone is trying to find or catch

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Haul

To pull or carry something heavy from one place to another with a lot of effort

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Urge

To advise someone very strongly about what action or attitude they should take

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Endure

To suffer something unpleasant or difficult in a patient way over a long period

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Brunt

The worst part of something that has a bad effect

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Threescore

60

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Blotted

Dry drops of liquid, usually ink, on the surface of something

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Scrawl

Untidy, careless writing
Something written carelessly or in a hurry, so that it is difficult to read

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Slovenly

Careless or untidy

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Fuel

A substance that produces heat or power when it is burned

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Kindle

To start a strong interest or emotion in someone

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Dross

Something that is of very poor quality

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Indifference

A lack of interest or sympathy

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Toll

The total amount of harm or damage

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Amiss

Not right, out of place

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Rhyme scheme

Irregular

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Title

Suggests exhaustion
Associated with waiting for the bell to ring

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"tugged the leash"

Want to escape the rules

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"they hate to hunt"

Out of control

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"haul"

See the children as a weight he has to carry

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First stanza

Extended metaphor
Students are a wild pack of dogs

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"books that lie out on the desks"

Not being used
Slap to the face

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"I am sick"

Tells us how the teacher feels
Physically unwell

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"last fuel of life"

Energy
Hyperbole that highlights his feelings

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"soul"

Gives us our sense of purpose in life
At one point teaching fueled his soul but not anymore

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"flame"

Energetic or passionate

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"dross of indifference"

Don't care

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"insults in punishment"

How he is punished

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Dashes

Emphasis

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"it is all my aunt"

It means nothing

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"I do not, and will not"

Won't make an effort

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"won't" "don't"

Emphasis

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Line 26

Decided on a course of action

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Line 27

Figurative
Metaphor- pointless or painful

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"Of each other?"

Fighting each other

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"I shall sit and wait for the bell."

Course of action

42

Teacher is

Disillusioned or frustrated

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Mood=

Tone= frustration, disappointment, disillusionment

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