Read these lines from "an open boat" and answer the question. an open boat by alfred noyes see - quick - by that flash, where the bitter foam tosses, the cloud of white faces, in the black open boat, which of the end rhymes below matches the one in the last line of the excerpt? “he’s living, i know. but he’s numbed with the cold.” “and there are no voices or ghosts in that darkness.” “and wraps her loose hair round his breast and his throat.” “come. loosen your fingers. – o god, let me keep him! ”
An Open Boat by Alfred Noyes See - quick - by that flash, where the bitter foam tosses, The cloud of white faces, in the black open boat, The literary device used in these lines is personification to give the foam a human quality.
Through the characterization of sea as humanistic, animalistic and deistic, Crane profoundly believes that the sea is indifferent to human’s plight. Narrator describes the development of sea as earlier it “snarls, hisses, and bucks like a bronco” and later it purely “paces to and fro,”. This depicts that the sea can be both hurtful and helpful, sea doesn’t change its motivation in the light of men’s struggle nor it can be understood.
The answer is A
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