underground railroad poem

underground railroad poem

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  • Symbol
  • Imagery
  • Figurative Language (1)
  • HOPE
  • The symbol of the poem is gaining freedom, because it talks about the former slave going through pain to get freedom.
  • Figurative Language (2)
  • "His clothes are tattered, His feet are bare; They bleed from frostbite."
  • Tone
  • I'm going to be free!
  • "With a hope that shines" (Personification) Hope isn't able to shine, because it isn't a living thing, it is a feeling.
  • Theme
  • No thanks, I'd rather do this on my own.
  • "O're the Underground Railroad" (Allusion) The Underground Railroad was a series of houses from the southern states all the way to Canada, with people taking risks to shelter and feed the runaways.
  • Good Luck!
  • NEXT STOP THIS WAY -------->
  • The tone is determination, because no matter what the slave was going through to become free, he wouldn't give up.
  • The theme of the poem is that you have to work for what you want, and you can't rely completely on others.
  • I could help you... if you want.
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