Modernism_and_Language_Test - Harley Glenn 1.4.4 Test 1...

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Harley Glenn 1.4.4 Test 1. Robert Frost uses figurative language to convey a somber tone. His poem is a metaphor for living, telling the reader that nothing lives forever. He personifies nature referring to it as ‘her’ and describes her blooming and eventually dying which makes the reader feel sad because ‘her’ beauty did not last. He is reminding the reader that everything dies. Willam Carlos Williams uses figurative language to convey a very light and simple tone. He uses imagery to show the reader the importance of the little things in life like a red wheelbarrow. The poem is a metaphor that reminds us to appreciate the little things in life. The two authors are similar because they both use nature and imagery to compel the reader to appreciate life. 2. John Steinbeck uses parallelism and diction to convey the tone of sadness and anger. He uses parallelism in the first two lines of the excerpt. This is parallelism because the sentences are grammatically structured the same, with the repetition of ‘forty acres’. This

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