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The Weary Blues
The Weary Blues
Symbols, Imagery, Wordplay
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The Weary Blues Symbolism, Imagery & Wordplay
There’s more to a poem than meets the eye.
OK, we know we're not the first ones to compare poetry to music, but you can't read three lines of "The Weary Blues" without tripping over something related to music. Music is a metaphor for those...
You might have come across poetry from back in the day that has lines that start "O Muse!" or "Ye Gods!" If a recently-written poem had an apostrophe to the muses or gods, you better hope it's iron...
You have to know simile for the SATs. Don't confuse simile with a toothy grin or an analogy. Analogy is that A is to B like C is to D business. Simile is similar, but it's more simple, so smile. A...
This is another like situation. Personification is one of those descriptions of an object that makes the thing sound or act like a person. It might have emotions or look like a person in some way....
When color is used as a metaphor for race, it is usually defines "Whiteness" and "Blackness" in relation to each other and assigns certain qualities to one or the other. In this poem, color is a sy...
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