This poetic device uses repetition of words or phrases, two or more time, in order to put emphasis, create rhythm, clarify or make more memorable an idea. This is exactly what happens in the excerpt: it repeats the word "door" and "take thy" two times each in order to draw the attention to the reader toward these ideas.
Personification is a literary device and a type of metaphor that takes place when a thing, idea, abstract quality, aspect of nature, animal, emotion or event is given human characteristics. In the excerpt, this poetic device is used when the speaker gives the Sun the human attribute of "passing" them and refers to it as "He" as if the Sun was a person.
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Personification can be described as a figure of language in which an object or living being is personified, while attributing human characteristics and qualities to it. In other words, whenever emotions, desires, sensations, physical gestures and speech are presented in the context of an inanimate being, the personification is said to have occurred. This is what happens in the Poe text shown above.
The answer is A: personification.
Personification is the representation of an abstract idea or a nonhuman subject in the guise of a human form or quality. In this poem by Emily Dickinson, she personifies death as the rider of the carriage taking the narrator of the poem towards her grave, but also beyond that, towards immortality and eternity.
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The poem "Because I Could Not Stop For Death" has been written by the poet Emily Dickinson. Throughout the poem, 'death' has been personified as a human being. Death's appearance and its nature have been personified as a man of gentle nature. He arrived at the house of the poet to be her carriage driver. He came up to her house on his carriage. The journey with death as a man and on his carriage was a very different experience for the port altogether. In her journey, she came up with several experiences which expressed the setting of her life towards her grave. Death was a very gentleman in his approach and he drove the poet very gently towards her grave.
Emily Dickinson has portrayed the image of death in a much positive manner. She presents death to be gentleman and friendly. Personification is the figurative language in which an innate object or abstract ideas are presented to possess human qualities. In the poem, 'death' has been personified as having the qualities of a gentleman in it. Poet has used this figurative device to draw a different and a positive picture of death. She describes her feelings as death drives her towards her end of earthly life. Personification is used to portray a different picture of the human qualities by adding them to the non-human aspects. It gives some freedom to the writer to depict the picture of the non-human things in terms of human qualities.
Emily Dickinson's portrayal of death in a positive note presents different aspects of death. She describes death to be calm and slow when he was driving her to her grave.
1. What is the chief claim of "what to the slave is the fourth of july?”
2. Realism arose as a reaction to?
Grade: Senior School
Subject: English Literature
Chapter: "Because I Could Not Stop For Death" by Emily Dickinson
Key words: Because I Could Not Stop For Death, Emily Dickinson, Personification, death, carriage, grave