Falling asleep to the gentle sound of fire crackling.The theme is: Different ways of living contribute to one whole life. These scenarios describe real life encounters that happen everyday.
A boat with fisherman beginning their day of work. Alliteration is in this scene "under her sky-saild, she cuts the sparkle and scud" which relates to the sound the boat makes across the waves
A man sympathizes for a runaway slave who comes to his house in the middle of the night. Parallelism is shown when the man remembers his time with the slave. "And remember perfectly...And remember putting" the man remembers how he helped the slave recuperate before he made his way to the North.