Oh, I wish I'd looked after me teeth, And spotted the perils beneath

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Oh, I wish I’d looked after me teeth,
And spotted the perils beneath.
All the toffees I chewed,
And the sweet sticky food,
Oh, I wish I’d looked after me teeth.
(a) The title ‘Oh, I wish I’d looked after me teeth’ expresses …
(b) The conscience of the speaker pricks her as she has been…
© The speaker says that she has paved the way for cavities and decay by…
or
(a) The word ‘perils’ means…
(b) What were the pleasures the poet had enjoyed before?
© What is the tone of the narrator here?


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(a) regret
(b) eating the wrong kinds of food and not brushing properly
© being careless
or
(a) serious dangers
(b) The pleasures the poet had enjoyed earlier were eating varieties of sweets and not brushing her teeth properly.
© The tone of the narrator here is one of regret.