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  1. Simile- A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two things. Example- “as close to one another as the nail to the flesh” Alliteration- It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of closely connected words. Examples- “division and duality”, “division and disorder”, “vibratinRead more

    1. Simile– A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two things. Example- “as close to one another as the nail to the flesh”
    2. Alliteration– It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of closely connected words. Examples- “division and duality”, “division and disorder”, “vibrating, your vision”, “while watering”, “ransack and ravage”
    3. Inversion– It is a change in the expected word order. Examples- “Friends and mates who shared your woe, like parts of your own heart/ How could you tear their hearts to pieces, you blood-thirsty man!”, “Your own home you ransack and ravage and tear apart”

    Stars Speak to Man Summary

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  1. As the crown of creation, man's duty is to watch over the bounties of nature and share them equitably. It is a pity that his callousness, insensitivity and avarice are leading him into a state of apathy. Destruction of humanity can be avoided by rekindling love. kindness and the spirit of unity amonRead more

    As the crown of creation, man’s duty is to watch over the bounties of nature and share them equitably. It is a pity that his callousness, insensitivity and avarice are leading him into a state of apathy. Destruction of humanity can be avoided by rekindling love. kindness and the spirit of unity among men before it is too late.

     

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  1. Repetition: Repetition is a literary device in which a word or phrase is repeated two or more times. Example- She sits and sits and sits and sits—and that's what makes a Gumbie Cat!   Personification: Personification is a figure of speech where non-human objects are given human traits and qualiRead more

    1. Repetition: Repetition is a literary device in which a word or phrase is repeated two or more times. Example- She sits and sits and sits and sits—and that’s what makes a Gumbie Cat!

     

    1. Personification: Personification is a figure of speech where non-human objects are given human traits and qualities. Example- She teaches them music, crocheting and tatting.

     

    1. Alliteration: Alliteration is when two or more words that start with the same sound are used repeatedly in a phrase or a sentence. Example- All day she sits upon the stair or on the steps or on the mat;

    The Gumbie Cat Summary

     

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  1. The poem’s central essence is to teach the importance of using time productively and discipline. It also shows that helping is a very kind thing to do.   The Gumbie Cat Summary

    The poem’s central essence is to teach the importance of using time productively and discipline. It also shows that helping is a very kind thing to do.

     

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  1. Alliteration- It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of closely connected words. Examples- “congregates in crowds”, “firm foliage”, “stainless sky”, “Gather about great fires” Imagery- Imagery refers to the elements of a poem that engage a reader’s senses. Examples- “bright and cheeRead more

    1. Alliteration- It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of closely connected words. Examples- “congregates in crowds”, “firm foliage”, “stainless sky”, “Gather about great fires”
    2. Imagery– Imagery refers to the elements of a poem that engage a reader’s senses. Examples- “bright and cheerful afternoon”, “sunny month”, “silver clouds”, “stainless sky”, “translucent ice”, “wrinkled clod”, “great fires”
    3. Simile A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two things. Example- “A wrinkled clod as hard as brick”

    Summer and Winter Summary

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  1. The central idea of the poem is the difference between summer and winter. While summer is a bright and happy time when all things in nature rejoice, winter is a bleak period that sucks the life out of everything.   Summer and Winter Summary

    The central idea of the poem is the difference between summer and winter. While summer is a bright and happy time when all things in nature rejoice, winter is a bleak period that sucks the life out of everything.

     

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