Colossus

Authors Purpose:

The authors purpose of the poem is to entertain you about the statue of liberty. It is like a symbol of hope to help the people who are down and bring them up. Like sort of a representation of america.

Central Idea:

The statue of liberty is the central idea of the poem. It is how the description the meaning and giving hope about the statue of liberty (line #4 and 5 it states a mighty woman with a torch, whose flame is imprisoned lightning). And that describing the statue of liberty.

Theme:

The theme of the poem is to yourself symbolize the meaning of what it means to you like in (line #10-13 it tells as if the statue of liberty was talking and showing how open to others the statue of liberty was and what it's meaning it was to you).

Vocabulary:

Pomp: stately or brilliant display; splendor

teeming: swarming with people

tempest - toast: having suffered a stormy ocean journey

Figurative Language:

Personification: giving the statue of liberty human like quality's (line #11-13)

Metaphor: When describing the state of liberty (line #4-5)

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