Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesBooks & Authors · 9 years ago

What literary terms are in the poem?

What poetry literary terms are in the poem Eulogy for a Hermit Crab by: Pittianna Rogers and where are they located in the poem?


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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
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    Pattiann Rogers mostly used alliteration and repetition throughout the poem.

    Alliteration: "salty slough holes", "entire expanse", "glittering grey", "single spotlight", "spume and spray", "life long", "proper praise",


    "Of the sun went spinning and spinning and spinning"

    "Circling your silver case night after night after night"

    "Of your hinter body, by the unrelieved wonder / Of your black-pea eyes, by the unrelieved wonder"

    "Your name intact exactly, day after day after day."

    Rogers also uses a simile in comparing the crab to a worm.

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