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Incident In A Rose Garden Metaphors

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In the poem, Incident in a Rose Garden, the author, Donald Justice ,uses figurative language to contribute to the overall feeling of the poem. One device the author uses is metaphors. I found that the metaphors were used to change ,or add to some of the poem’s mood. One such metaphor was “Death’s eyes: lit up with the pale glow of those lanterns.” I found that this metaphor adds a feeling of emotion to death. Another device used to change or add to the feeling of a poem is similes. Similes are a comparison using like and/or as. the similes written by Donald Justice, in this poem add personality to it. My favorite simile in Incident in a Rose Garden,is “ dressed like a Spanish waiter.” This quote describes the way the human figure of death is
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