Imagery is a literary device exists in the literary works to portray an imaginary pictures to something real or normal
Imagery is a literary device exists in the literary works to portray an imaginary pictures to something real or normal.
According to” Still I rise ” imagery is visually descriptive, the purpose of it is to create vivid image of descriptions.
” Does my sassiness upset you?
Why are you beset with gloom?
‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells
Pumping in my living room ” ( “Still I rise”).
Hyperboleis a figure of speech used by authors to emphasize certain statements.
According to ” Still I rise ” hyperbole is an exaggerated statements or claim; not meant to be taken literally, used for emphasizing.
” You may shoot me with your words,
You may cut me with your eyes,
You may kill me with your hatefulness,
But still, like air, I’ll rise “(” Still I rise”).
According to ” Still I rise ” the poet mentioned shooting, cutting, and killing and related to words , eyes, and hatefulness. Used these powerful words to describe how brutal “you” were treating “me” and how “I” still endure it, emphasize the brutal treatment.
Metaphor is a literary device in which the author use two different objects in order to compare them, objects are not related to each other. The purpose of it is to attract the attention of the reader.
A word or a phrase that is applied to an object or an action using “is”, Directly compares two objects that seems unrelated ( “Still I rise”).
I’m a black ocean,
leaping and wide,
Welling and swelling I
bear in the tide “( “Still I rise “).
According to ” Still I rise ” the poet is comparing “me” and “black ocean” , Just like how the black ocean is full of fear and terror, “I” spent her life enduring all the rough times.