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    Exaggeration: A statement that represents something as enormously better or worse than it really is. Example- It is hard to be self-possessed, With your jaw digging into your chest. Simile- A poetic device. It is a direct comparison of two unlike things using “like” or “as”.Example- And your mouth iRead more

    1. Exaggeration: A statement that represents something as enormously better or worse than it really is. Example- It is hard to be self-possessed, With your jaw digging into your chest.
    2. Simile– A poetic device. It is a direct comparison of two unlike things using “like” or “as”.Example- And your mouth is like a section of road that is being worked on.
    3. Apostrophe: An apostrophe is a figure of speech in which some absent or non-existent person or thing is addressed as if present and capable of understanding. Example- And this, O Fate, is I think the most vicious circle that thou…
    4. Repetition: Repetition is a literary device in which a word or phrase is repeated two or more times. Example- line or love line or some other important line in your palm;

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  1. The poem uses humour to narrate the poet’s fear of dentists.   This is going to hurt just a little bit Summary

    The poem uses humour to narrate the poet’s fear of dentists.

     

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    Apostrophe- An apostrophe is a figure of speech in which some absent or nonexistent person or thing is addressed as if present and capable of understanding. Example- O train, will you run a little faster— Alliteration: Alliteration is when two or more words that start with the same sound are used reRead more

    1. Apostrophe– An apostrophe is a figure of speech in which some absent or nonexistent person or thing is addressed as if present and capable of understanding. Example- O train, will you run a little faster—
    2. Alliteration: Alliteration is when two or more words that start with the same sound are used repeatedly in a phrase or a sentence. Example- without smiling the smile slowly forming on his lips,

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  1. The poem highlights the struggles of farmers and the issue of cultivating cash crops over food crops solely for more profit.   Rice Poem Summary

    The poem highlights the struggles of farmers and the issue of cultivating cash crops over food crops solely for more profit.

     

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  1. Metaphor- A metaphor is a figure of speech that pulls comparisons between two unrelated ideas. Example- I am the pillars of the house;   Inversion- It is a literary technique in which the normal order of words is reversed, in order to achieve a particular effect of emphasis or meter. Example- TRead more

    1. Metaphor- A metaphor is a figure of speech that pulls comparisons between two unrelated ideas.

    Example- I am the pillars of the house;

     

    1. Inversion– It is a literary technique in which the normal order of words is reversed, in order to achieve a particular effect of emphasis or meter.

    Example- The keystone of the arch am I.

     

    1. Apostrophe- Apostrophe is an exclamatory figure of speech. It is a figure of speech in which some absent or non-existent person or thing is addressed as if present and capable of understanding.

    Example- Thou whom a woman laid in a manger,

    Take me not till the children grow!

     

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  1. The central idea of the poem is to emphasize and embrace the vital role played by mothers and women in general in a household.   Any Woman Summary

    The central idea of the poem is to emphasize and embrace the vital role played by mothers and women in general in a household.

     

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    Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    The poem Stammer, written by K. Satchidanandan, appreciates stammering and also enlightens its importance in the world and human history. According to the poet, stammering is not a defect but a language itself because it is the imperfection that makes human unique and distinguishable. Similarly, itRead more

    The poem Stammer, written by K. Satchidanandan, appreciates stammering and also enlightens its importance in the world and human history. According to the poet, stammering is not a defect but a language itself because it is the imperfection that makes human unique and distinguishable. Similarly, it is the way we stammer which makes the language rich in words and meanings.

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