the marigolds - AP Literature Analyzing Figurative Language and Author\u2019s Style The Marigolds Metaphor(3 examples \u201cPoverty was the cage in which

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AP Literature: Analyzing Figurative Language and Author’s Style The Marigolds Find examples from the story that fit into the proper column. Metaphor (3 examples) Simile (5 examples) Personification (3 examples) Imagery (4 examples) Allusion (1 example) “Poverty was the cage in which we all were trapped” “The world had lost its boundary lines” “My father, who was the rock in which this family had been built” “Those days running together and combining like a fresh watercolor painting left out in the rain." "Everything was suddenly out of tune like a broken accordion" "I feel again the chaotic emotions of adolescence, illusive as smoke, yet as real and the potted geranium before me now" “Long after the sobbing and humming I lay on the pallet still as stone” The half-dawn light was more eerie than complete darkness, and in it the old house was like the ruin that my world had become "My mother's voice was like a cold, dark room in summer" "My father whittled toys for us, and laughed so loud that the great oak seemed to laugh with him" “Her big frame still held traces of the tall, powerful woman she must have been in youth” “running together and combining like a fresh watercolor painting left out in the rain” “Dust the brown, crumbly dust of late summer arid, sterile dust that gets into the eyes and makes them water, gets into the throat and between the toes of bare brown feet” “a brilliant splash of sunny yellow against the dust Miss Lottie’s marigolds” “a gray, rotting thing with no porch, no shutters, no steps, set on a cramped lot with no grass, not even any weeds—a

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