- "Mothers weeping" is alliteration (repeating letters, like the m's and v's)
- "Apple Orchard" is metaphor (comparison without the words like or as)
- "Cattle" is simile (comparison with the word like)
- "Vessel puffs" is personification (ship is female, and she fills her own sails)
1. He is all pine and I am apple orchard: metaphor
Metaphors directly assert that one element is similar or equal to another element, figuratively speaking.
2. Mothers weeping, virgins screaming vainly for their slaughtered sires: alliteration
A sentence uses alliteration when two or more neighboring words have the same initial consonant sound. Sentence 2 uses this literary device in the words: virgins and vainly, and slaughtered and sires
3. There lies the port; the vessel puffs her sail: personification
Personification is a literary device that gives a thing, idea, abstract qualities, any aspect of nature, emotions or any other non-human object, human characteristics. "the vessel puffs her sail" sentence uses this device because it gives a non-human object the characteristic of "puffing"
4. Be not like dumb, driven cattle!: simile
Similes use comparisons to describe an event, someone, a place, etc. It aims to make writing more colorful and interesting. We can normally identify a simile because it uses the words "like", "as" and "as in", and others, in the sentence.
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