Mashaal Masha
The following text is adapted from Christina Rossetti's 1881 poem "Monna Innominata 2."

I wish I could remember that first day,
First hour, first moment of your meeting me,
If bright or dim the season, it might be
Summer or Winter for [all] I can say;
So unrecorded did it slip away,
So blind was I to see and to foresee,
So dull to mark the budding of my tree
That would not blossom yet for many a May.

Which choice best states the main idea of the text?
Difficulty: Medium

The speaker celebrates how the passage of time has strengthened a relationship that once seemed unimportant.


Because the speaker did not anticipate how important a relationship would become, she cannot recall how the relationship began, which she regrets.


As the anniversary of the beginning of an important relationship approaches, the speaker feels conflicted about how best to commemorate it.


After years of neglecting a once valuable relationship, the speaker worries it may be too late for her to salvage the relationship.

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