Poet_X_Annotation_Spoken_Word - When class starts Ms Galiano projects a video a woman onstage her voice quiet then louder and faster like an express

Poet_X_Annotation_Spoken_Word - When class starts Ms...

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When class starts Ms. Galiano projects a video: a woman onstage, her voice quiet, then louder and faster like an express train picking up speed. Simile The poet talks about being black, about being a woman, parallelism about how beauty standards make it seem she isn’t pretty. repetition I don’t breathe for the entire three minutes Hyperbole while I watch her hands, and face, Humor feeling like she’s talking directly to me. She’s saying the thoughts I didn’t know anyone else had. We’re different, this poet and I. In looks, in b ody, Parallelism in b ackground. But I don’t feel so different Alliteration

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