How Does Lucille Clifton Use Figurative Language

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Figurative language is a big part when it comes to writing. It helps make the poems or whatever the type of writing is, come alive. There are numerous types of figurative language, also. The author usually uses figurative language to allow the reader to understand the writing better. The poem “miss rosie” is a good example of a piece that uses figurative language. The author of this poem would be Lucille Clifton. An example of figurative language used would be simile. For example, Lucille states “wrapped up like garbage” which is comparing someone to wrapped up garbage. Also, she uses an alliteration as a piece of figurative language. She states “when I watch you wrapped up like garbage” and the letter “w” is being used three times which makes
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