Read the following poem carefully before you choose your answers.
Called to that audit by advised respects—
And this my hand against myself uprear,
To leave poor me thou has the strength of laws,
Select an Answer
The tone of the poem can best be described as
playful and lighthearted
hesitant and confused
confident and determined
reasoned and optimistic
self-deprecating and apprehensive
Choice E is correct. The speaker imagines an undesirable situation and argues that reason cannot explain or justify the love he has been given. The speaker is both "self-deprecating" when he suggests he is unworthy of love and "apprehensive" when he imagines the possibility of no longer being loved.