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  1. The poem is divided into three stanzas, each with a variable number of lines of varying lengths. Free verse is used in the poem. A poem written in free verse does not have a set meter, rhyme scheme, or melodic structure.   On Friendship Summary

    The poem is divided into three stanzas, each with a variable number of lines of varying lengths. Free verse is used in the poem. A poem written in free verse does not have a set meter, rhyme scheme, or melodic structure.

     

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  1. Simile- A figure of speech in which one object is compared to another of a different sort in order to make a description more strong or vivid. For that which you love most in him may be clearer in his absence, as the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain. Metaphor- A figure of speech inRead more

    1. Simile- A figure of speech in which one object is compared to another of a different sort in order to make a description more strong or vivid. For that which you love most in him may be clearer in his absence, as the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain.
    2. Metaphor- A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is used to describe an item or activity that it does not literally describe. He is your field which you sow with love and reap. And he is your board and your fireside.
    3. Imagery- Imagery is figurative language or visual symbolism that elicits a mental image. If he must know the ebb of your tide, let him know its flood also. As the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain.

     

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  1. The sole objective of friendship should be to strengthen the spirit. Don't give your "hours meant to kill" to a friend. Give your best—your "hours to live"—to your friend. Allow the warmth of friendship to rejuvenate you.   On Friendship Summary

    The sole objective of friendship should be to strengthen the spirit. Don’t give your “hours meant to kill” to a friend. Give your best—your “hours to live”—to your friend. Allow the warmth of friendship to rejuvenate you.

     

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    Alliteration- Alliteration is a literary device that reflects repetition in two or more nearby words of initial consonant sounds. Example- My Mother is not the sort of Mum  Inversion- Inversion, also known as “anastrophe,” is a literary technique in which the normal order of words is reversed, in orRead more

    1. Alliteration– Alliteration is a literary device that reflects repetition in two or more nearby words of initial consonant sounds. Example- My Mother is not the sort of Mum
    2.  Inversion– Inversion, also known as “anastrophe,” is a literary technique in which the normal order of words is reversed, in order to achieve a particular effect of emphasis. Example- With the mice I was at war
    3. Repetition– Repetition is a literary device that involves intentionally using a word or phrase for effect, two or more times. Example- For that’s what sons are for!
    4. Anaphora– Anaphora is a rhetorical device that features the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive sentences, phrases, or clauses. Example- I picked a broom and shooed at it, I chased it to the hall, I almost whacked it sharply,
    5. Personification- It is a figure of speech in which an idea or thing is given human attributes and/or feelings or is spoken of as if it were human. Example- But it was quick and cunning

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  1. Indirect Speech: John said that he liked sweets. Explanation: When the reporting verb is in the past (said) and the direct speech is in the present indefinite tense (simple present tense), then the indirect (reported) speech will change into the past indefinite tense. Present Indefinite Tense > PRead more

    Indirect Speech: John said that he liked sweets.

    Explanation: When the reporting verb is in the past (said) and the direct speech is in the present indefinite tense (simple present tense), then the indirect (reported) speech will change into the past indefinite tense.

    Present Indefinite Tense > Past Indefinite Tense.

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  1. Indirect Speech: Mr. John told me that I should exercise regularly. Explanation: The modals – would, should, might, could, used to, etc don’t change. Learn Narration

    Indirect Speech: Mr. John told me that I should exercise regularly.

    Explanation: The modals – would, should, might, could, used to, etc don’t change.

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