Figurative Language Poem 5

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Figurative Language Poem 5
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Which is an example of PERSONIFICATION?
The buds that grow
Tired roses, passionately sweet, / Are leaning on their cool green leaves,
The air is like a mother's hand / Laid softly on a throbbing brow,
Let me forget all earthly things / In sleep to-night!
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Why do you believe that this is PERSONIFICATION? Explain your answer.
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Which is an example of SIMILE?
Music of sleepy winds, that bless / The buds that grow.
SOFT silence of the summer night!
White lilies, pure as falling snow,
A maze of tangled fragrance
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How do you know that this is SIMILE? What two things are being compared?
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Which is an example of METAPHOR?
The air is like a mother's hand / Laid softly on a throbbing brow,
A maze of tangled fragrance
Let me forget all earthly things / In sleep to-night!
White lilies, pure as falling snow,
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Which is an example of ALLITERATION?
A maze of tangled fragrance weaves,
SOFT silence of the summer night!
Tired roses, passionately sweet,
White lilies, pure as falling snow,
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Figurative Language Poem 5
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Which technique best describes the following lines from this poem:

"Lulled by the breath of evening"
Understatement
Simile
Personification
Hyperbole
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Which best describes the MOOD of this poem?
Energetic and exciting
Tense and anxious
Dozy and restful
Frantic and fast-paced
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Why do you believe this? Explain your answer.
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