Figurative Language Poem 7

A Lady by Amy Lowell

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Figurative Language Poem 7
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Which is an example of SIMILE?
You are beautiful and faded / Like an old opera tune
My vigor is a new-minted penny, / Which I cast at your feet.
And the perfume of your soul / Is vague and suffusing
In your eyes / Smoulder the fallen roses of outlived minutes,
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Why do you believe that this is SIMILE? Explain your answer.
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Which is an example of METAPHOR?
My vigor is a new-minted penny, / Which I cast at your feet.
You are beautiful and faded / Like an old opera tune
And I grow mad with gazing
Or like the sun-flooded silks / Of an eighteenth-century boudoir.
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How do you know that this is METAPHOR? What two things are being compared?
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Which technique is used in the following lines from this poem:

"And the perfume of your soul
Is vague and suffusing"
Hyperbole
Personification
Simile
Repetition
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Which technique is used in the following lines from this poem:

"And I grow mad with gazing
At your blent colors"
Simile
Understatement
Hyperbole
Allusion
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Figurative Language Poem 7
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Which best describes the subject of this poem?
This is about a person who collects coins.
This poem is about a woman who plays an instrument in a band.
This is about two women fighting over the same man.
This is about a young woman admiring an old woman.
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Which best describes the MOOD of this poem?
Still and calm
Sad and mournful
Tense and exciting
Dark and gloomy
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Which best describes the TONE in this poem? In other words what is the speaker's attitude toward her subject?
Ungrateful and whiny
Disrespectful and rude
Uninterested and bored
Intrigued and admiring
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Why do you believe this? What words does the speaker use that most express this tone?
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