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On Being Brought from Africa to America Literary Elements

On Being Brought from Africa to America Literary Elements
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On Being Brought from Africa to America analysis - Phillis Wheatley Poem

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  • IAMBIC PENTAMETER
  • HEROIC COUPLET
  • END RHYME
  • PERSONIFICATION
  • "Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land"
  • "Remember, Christians, Negros, black as Cain, May be refin'd, and join th' angelic train."
  • "land” & “understand” “too” & “knew” “eye” & “die"
  • In the poem, Wheatley personifies ‘Mercy’ by saying it brought her to America. This is also a metaphor since mercy could not actually bring her to America, making the statement figurative or m​etaphorical.
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