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What is the most prominent figurative language element in this excerpt from the poem “The First Snowfall” by James Russell Lowell? Every pine and fir and hemlock Wore ermine too dear for an earl, And the poorest twig on the elm-tree Was ridged inch deep with pearl.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    simile alliteration synecdoche personification hyperbole

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @DezeliA @Jadeishere

  3. anonymous
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    its not a simile...

  4. Jadeishere
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    It's a synecdoche

  5. anonymous
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    I think its synecdoche and it doesn't like or as so it cant be a simile

  6. Jadeishere
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    That or personification, but I don't think so. Those are your two most likely answers >.<

  7. anonymous
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    http://grammar.about.com/od/rs/g/synecdocheterm.htm

  8. anonymous
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    i think its synecdoche

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    It was synecdoche What is the meter pattern in these lines from "On Imagination" by Phillis Wheatley? Imagination! who can sing thy force? Or who describe the swiftness of thy course? trochaic tetrameter iambic pentameter spondaic hexameter anapestic pentameter iambic hexameter

  10. anonymous
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    I would say iambic hexameter, but I am not for sure on that one

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