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Exercise 6 - Towards academic reading
The lines below are from a poem called "For Whom the Bell Tolls" by John Donne. When Donne wrote this poem, the church bells used to ring when someone died. The main message of this poem is that although everyone is an individual, we are all connected to and responsible for the rest of mankind.

Because this poem was written in the 17th century, you may not recognize some words. For example, the poet uses the word "tolls" instead of "rings" and the word "thee" instead of "you".
Read the poem below and answer the question.

Click on the 3 correct answers that best complete the sentence.
The main message of this poem is that ...
For Whom the Bell Tolls - a poem

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