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    In the poem “On The Subway” by Sharon Olds, the author implements multiple literary devices to get her message across. Her use of metaphors, similes, and symbolism are perceived in such fashions that the reader can feel the tension experienced first hand by the characters sitting on that subway directly in front of each other. The use of metaphors throughout the poem gives the reader a source of comparison when describing the situation the characters are found in. She is illustrating how she feels

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    literary devices such as similes, imagery, repetition, and metaphors to communicate personal topics like the inevitability of mortality, life

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    by Maya Angelou is a powerful poem that beautifully puts together how prejudice people continue to put down others, but through it all they still continue to fight back. Maya Angelou uses similes, metaphors, rhetorical questions, and repetition to inspire women and African Americans. Maya Angelou uses similes throughout the majority

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    so the reader gains only bits and pieces of Addie’s character. However, after her death, the reader obtains a better understanding of Addie’s voice through her own monologue and as a result, is characterized as cold and selfish. Through the use of similes and interior monologue, Faulkner shows Addie’s tendency to detach herself from the people in her life, which relates to the novel’s overall theme of solitude as Addie adheres to her father’s philosophy that the reason for living is no more than “to

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    to work through his loss he just reacted without even considering the fact of living through his loss. Likewise the authors in both stories show imagery,use metaphors,similes and personification to hook people into their storey. The imagery written by the authors is used because they want you to feel bad for the characters,the similes are used to make you think more, and the metaphors in both stories allow you to laugh and feel bad for the characters. Also both stories use a hook to grab the reader

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    devices as he delivered his message of fear to the audience in an effective manner. Throughout the sermon Edwards utilized several forms of rhetorical devices including, similes and metaphors, repetition and alliteration, and parallelism. To strike greater fear into the hearts of the puritan audience, Johnathan Edwards uses similes as well as metaphors to compare the wraths of hell and the power of God to more relatable scenarios. In the opening

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    sacrifice has been gingerly placed in order to grow strong one day (8). This simile demonstrates the care with which the father tries to teach the son how to bunt. The only other simile compares the son’s sign to his father, the poem itself, to “a hand brushed across the bill of a cap” (21). Once again this figurative comparison connotes a tender love and mutual respect between the father and son, especially considering that this simile compares the poem to the baseball equivalent of a salute. Overall, through

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    matter the amount of time, she still constantly thinks about being with her lover again. To establish the meaning of the poem, Dickinson uses poetic devices. The three poetic devices I found that were most prevalent in the poem were repetition, simile, and tone. All of these devices help contribute to the idea that she is willing to wait to be reunited with her lover. The first poetic device in the poem that I noticed was repetition. There is five stanzas in this poem, and of them, 4 started

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    The Veldt: Craft Moves Ray Bradbury, the author of the dystopian story “The Veldt” applies many craft moves throughout his story. Some craft moves he includes is dialogue, foreshadowing, metaphors, and similes to build up the imagery in his story. The imagery he uses in the story helps the reader understand what the setting is like and what the story is trying to tell you. “The veldt” is in a totally different setting than the reader’s world. It seems to be set in the future, with all the technology

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    He incorporates many similes and metaphors throughout his picture poem. Including, “I/ Have seen it/ And I like it: The magic/ The way like cutting onions” (Rios, Alberto 34). This comparison helps the reader connect with the emotions one feels visiting the wall. Alberto also

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    The Puritan Plain Style uses simple writing to express the importance of God. In the poem From Preface to God’s Determination, Edward Taylor uses metaphors and similes to ask the reader a rhetorical question of who created the world. By comparing the creation of the earth to something that could be related to, he helps the reader understand what he is asking. The poem helps the reader understand the origin of world and of Christianity. Taylor uses rhymes throughout most of the poem to make the lines

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    What makes a story enjoyable? Is it the plot? Or is it the methods the author uses to connect to the reader? Plot is a big thing, but it is the literary devices that bring the story together. In the three stories, “The Tunnel” by Sarah Ellis, “The Skating Party” by Merna Summers and “The Bicycle” by Jillian Horton all have unique literary devices to make each story more intriguing and to give them the feeling of being part of the story. A metaphor is a forthright correlation between two dissimilar

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    encouragement. Both of these writers used various poetic devices to illustrate the tones and moods of the poems. The poetic devices that assisted in communicating the tones and moods were similes, metaphors, and personification. Similes allow the writers to enhance the tone and mood of the poems. Dove and Swir use many similes to strengthen the tone and mood within the poem. In the second and third stanza, Dove writes, “An orange, peeled and quartered, flares / like a tulip on a wedgewood plate.” The

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    regretting the guy and that their love was burning up in flames. Taylor Swift words help us understand how it was to love the guy and how it was to be with the guy. In Taylor Swift “Red” the speaker use similes and metaphors to explain how it was loving the guy. To begin in verse 1 she uses similes to tell what it like to love the guy. The first evidence is when she say “loving him is like driving a new maserati down a dead end street” (1). She mean the love was fast and good,but after a while

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    demonstrates, “I picked up the other boot and dug inside. Man, that thing smelled like booze and fear and failure” (151). This indicates that this simile was used to describe that Junior has come to know that alcohol leads to failure. This scene in the novel is a simile which can be viewed as an event because this can be pictured in many minds.

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    “Grass” reveals his theory and knowledge on the theme of WWI and how the lifeless bodies were obliterated in the field. In Bishop’s, use of imagery, similes, and paradox in “The Fish” reveals his reflection of how the fish resembles the struggles of man vs the natural world could be, when really, it’s with yourself. Bronte’s, use of symbolism, similes, metaphors, imagery, and the setting reveals his passion on how love and relationships feel and seen as. I. Personification, allusion, and symbolism

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    “The Alchemist” is a novel written by Paulo Coelho in 1988. Regarded as a Coelho’s best novel, it captures the elixir of life through the view of a sanguine Spanish Shepard. Set in a forsaken church in Spain at night; the young Shepard Santiago tastes the exquisite sensation of a compelling dream. He dreams that a young lady tells him about a hidden treasure near the Egyptian pyramids. After the dream recurs more than once, Santiago decides to consult an old man and an old woman who tells him that

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    difficulties and troubles. Regarding a linguistic aspect, the writer exploited language as a tool to create an effect. Moreover, he was very selective and made extensive use of literary devices. Examples of these literary devices include alliteration, similes, metaphors, and personification. Alliteration is when words are used in swift sequence and begin with letters that

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    Hamlet depicts himself as a whore, a prostitute, and a swearing kitchen maid (Ham.2.2.614-616), reiterating the notion that he is worthless, as well as weak for expressing his emotions through words rather than actions. The shift from metaphors to similes indicate Hamlet’s failure to move past his cowardice and proceed with an act of revenge that would inflict

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    1. State what the poem [song] is about. The song is about a woman who is exhausted of being the person who cleans and does the housework and is in a lonely environment where no one understands her situation. She felt very lonely but then she learned to love herself and be comfortable with who she is. After learning to love herself, she could say that she is the strongest woman alive. I think all women should feel beautiful and strong no matter what they go through because those difficult situations

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