understanding colossus

created by: melissa Kaye Hicks

Figuritive lanuage

The air-bridged harbor that twined the cities fame (line 8) this is flashback. Line 4,5- A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame is the imprisoned lighting.

Authors Purpose

The authors purpose is to inform us about to statue of liberty and what it stands for. Line 4,5- A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame is the imprisoned lighting.

Central Idea

I think the central idea is to how show amazing the statue of liberty and what she mean to us. Line 6,7 From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome: her mild eye command.

Theme

The theme is poem is the statue of liberty. the mighty women with a torch, whose flames the imprisoned lightening (line 4-5). The meaning of this sentence is we are going to fight back for the rights and what we deserve.

Vocabulary

exiles-people who are forced to live in another country

yearning-feeling lining for; painfully wanting something

pomp- stately or brilliant display: splendor

Teeming- swarming with people

Tempest-tost- here, having suffered a stormy ocean journey

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