"The New Colossus"
The authors purpose for this poem is to inform people and the statue of liberty and what it means to the nation.
The central idea is the statue of liberty and its meaning. The textual evidence i found was "a mighty woman with a torch, whose flame is th imprisoned lightning,and her name Mother of Exiles".
The theme of this story is how much the statue means to this country and how it symbolizesour freedom.
There is personification in line14:I lift my lamp beside the golden door(saying that a statue can lift its arm)
Exiles-people who are forced to live in another country
Yearning- feeling longing for;painfully wanting something
Pomp-stately or brilliant dispay; splender
Teeming-swarming with people
Tempest-tost-here,having suffered a stormy ocean journey