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Surname 1 Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Number Submission Date Comparing Two Poems Although the two poems have no deeper meaning, they incorporate symbolic speech, which tries to influence the reader's understanding of the author's perspective. Figurative writing is a technique that is usually applied in fictional writing and poetry from the standard convectional meaning to display a deep meaning that the author wishes to put across. Some of the everyday figurative language use includes metaphors and similes. A metaphor is used to compare two things that do not relate, while a simile is commonly used to compare things that do not relate using the connecting word "like." In the first poem, “Ode to a Large Tuna in the Market" by Pablo Neruda, the author depicts walking through a market that many people experience. The author uses figurative speech metaphorically comparing the fish being sold in the market to torpedo and a missile to depict the speed with which the tuna moves while in water[ CITATION Hes17 \l 1033 ]. The

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