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This question is based on Selected Poems from Johnson, R et al(eds): New Poetry from Africa; Soyinka, (ed); Poems of Black Africa; Senanu, K.E, and Vicent, T.(ed.):

A Selection of African Poetry; Gbemisola A.: Naked Soles; Hayward, J.(ed.); The Penguin Book of English Verse and Nwoga, D.(ed.): West African Verse.The mood of Peter's The Panic of Growing Older can be described as

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A)
sober
B)
boastful
C)
defiant
D)
languid

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

Peter was so sober as depicted in the poem, being that we step into a sober life of domesticity, followed by a period of self-evaluation of the years spent well or not.

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  • Peter was so sober as depicted in the poem, being that we step into a sober life of domesticity, followed by a period of self-evaluation of the years spent well or not.

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