Figurative Language In Naomi Shihab Nye's 'Shoulders'

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People of any and every background face difficulties. Many people do not even know how many people support and care for them. For example, when a family's house in a community burns down, it is reassuring to see their neighbors, friends, family, and even strangers, come together in order to protect and help the family in a time of need. In Naomi Shihab Nye’s poem “Shoulders,” she shows just how important protecting loved ones is. “Shoulders” is about a father who needs to protect his son from the rain in order to let him sleep. This poem sends the message of how important it is to protect loved ones by using figurative language, sound devices, and word choice.
Throughout Naomi Shihab Nye’s poem, she uses figurative language. This is very crucial

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