What are the metaphors used in the poem Snowdrop?

What are the metaphors used in the poem Snowdrop?

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  1. The poet uses metaphors in the poem to symbolise the harsh behaviour of nature towards living beings. e.g. “globe shrunk tight” means that the winter has appeared which has made everything tight. “outer darkness” refers to the day which is like a night for the animals as they are unable to see anything because they are lifeless due to extreme cold.

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