Figurative Language Poem 8

The Black Land by Joseph Warren Beach

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Figurative Language Poem 8
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Which is an example of SIMILE?
I will sow down this field, / Scattering gems.
I will ride upon this heaving surface / As a boat rides upon the water.
The black earth embraces my ankles / And clings to my bent knees.
With both hands will I scatter / Quivering emeralds out of a bottomless pouch.
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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?
The black earth embraces my ankles / And clings to my bent knees.
I will plough the land, / Turning up the black soil.
I sing as I go / Scattering emeralds.
I will ride upon this heaving surface / As a boat rides upon the water.
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How do you know that this is METAPHOR? What two things are being compared?
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Which is an example of PERSONIFICATION?
As I tread the loam / My feet sink deep.
I sing as I go / Scattering emeralds.
I will plough the land, / Turning up the black soil.
The black earth embraces my ankles / And clings to my bent knees.
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Which is an example of HYPERBOLE?
With both hands will I scatter / Quivering emeralds out of a bottomless pouch.
The black earth embraces my ankles / And clings to my bent knees.
I sing as I go / Scattering emeralds.
As I tread the loam / My feet sink deep.
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What is being exaggerated? Explain your answer.
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Which best describes the subject of this poem?
This is about a sailor riding a boat at sea and feeling like a farmer.
This is about a jeweler who makes his money by selling gems to farmers.
This is about a marketplace with vegetables, gems, and other products.
This is about a farmer planting seeds in a field.
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Which best describes the TONE of this poem?
Disgusted and outraged
Weak and afraid
Satirical and biting
Proud and determined
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