Spring By Edna St. Vincent Millay Literary Devices

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Time after time, spring arrives just like the previous year beforehand. Although this signifies the time of rebirth, it seems as if nothing obtained a new life with the passage of time. This yearly process normally holds a special place with many due to the positive feelings towards new life. Flowers still germinate at the same time as past loved ones rot away in the ground, without a thought. In Edna St. Vincent Millay's "Spring," the reader of the poem can easily identify the speaker's dissatisfied tone in regards to the arrival of springtime. Through poetic devices such as personification and imagery the author attempts to illustrate the paradoxal emotions one feels towards the transition into spring.

Within the first line personification
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