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By:William Ernest Henley
"out of the Night That Covers ME"
This Phrase is a example of personification.
It shows us a more realistic looking situation that we can relate to.
It relates to us because we know how something feels when it "covers" us.
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"Black As tHE PIT FROM POLE TO POLE"
This is an example of a simile because it says "Black as the Pit".
This emphasizes how dark it actually was in the "Night".
Luz Adriana Villa A.
"under The bludgeoning of chance"
This is an example of a metaphor and personification.
A metaphor is shown because it compares "bludgeoning' to mental breakdown.
It is also personification because "chance" cant beat up or "bludgeoning".
The author uses metaphor to show what chance did to him in a violent way.
The author uses personification to emphasize how chance wore him down.
Alyssa L. Miller
"the menace of the years, find and shall find,me unafraid."
This phrase is an example of personification and repitition.
It is an example of personification because "menace" cant find anything.
It is an example of repitition because the phrase says "find" twice.
The phrase uses repitition to show how confident he is that he is unafraid.
It uses personification to show how menace is searching for a certain fear.
Restatements of Stanzas
Stanza 1- In the dark "night", they thank "the gods" for their bravery.
Stanza 2 - In all ot their adversity, they never gave in, or "unbowed".
Stanza 3 - In this dreadful place, the dangers have never frightened him.
Stanza 4 - In whatever position they may be, they control their "fate".
tHE mETAPHORICAL MEANING OF THE Poem IS...
No matter what happens, you are the "master of your fate."
Even when you are "in the fell clutch of circumstance", you never give in.
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