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
In your eyes / Smoulder the fallen roses of outlived minutes,
My vigor is a new-minted penny, / Which I cast at your feet.
And the perfume of your soul / Is vague and suffusing
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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?
And I grow mad with gazing
You are beautiful and faded / Like an old opera tune
Or like the sun-flooded silks / Of an eighteenth-century boudoir.
My vigor is a new-minted penny, / Which I cast at your feet.
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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"
Personification
Hyperbole
Repetition
Simile
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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"
Understatement
Allusion
Hyperbole
Simile
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Figurative Language Poem 7
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Which best describes the subject of this poem?
This is about two women fighting over the same man.
This poem is about a woman who plays an instrument in a band.
This is about a person who collects coins.
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
Dark and gloomy
Tense and exciting
Sad and mournful
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Which best describes the TONE in this poem? In other words what is the speaker's attitude toward her subject?
Disrespectful and rude
Uninterested and bored
Ungrateful and whiny
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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