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A Blessing

A Blessing

by James Wright

A Blessing: Spring Fever True or False

1. The phrase "munching the young tufts of spring" (14) illustrates the use of which poetic device?simile
2. In line 9, the poet emphasizes the ponies' eagerness to greet the visitors bystructuring the line as a run-on sentence.
3. Which image in the poem most clearly symbolizes romantic love?a dozen long-stemmed red roses
4. Which excerpt best illustrates the poet's use of tactile imagery?"She is black and white,"
5. Which line displays the poet's use of both alliteration and assonance?"And the light breeze moves me to caress her long ear"

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