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Hope By Emily Dickinson Metaphors

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“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings…” In the poem Hope is a bird that sings for you through the good and bad, but never asks you for food. Emily Dickinson presents the theme that “You should never let go of hope” through her use of metaphors, symbolism, and denotation/connotation. Metaphor compare two unlike things without using like or as. Metaphors are used throughout this poem. “Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune–without the words, And never stops at all...” This quote is an example of one of the metaphors in this poem that helps to prove the theme, that “You should never let go of hope”. This helps to prove the theme for this poem because, it describes hope as a
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