The New Colossus

Story By: Emma Lazarus
Tackk By: Dylan Gegax

Central Idea: The story is basically about the statue of liberty and freedom.

Author's Purpose: The author wrote this story to inspire other people to donate money to The Statue of Liberty's pedestal. The final lines in the poem where actually permanently on the pedestal.

Theme: To welcome immigrants to the United States of America.

Figurative Language: Personification.


Pomp: Stately or Brilliant Display.

Teeming: Swarming with People.

Tempest-tost: Having suffered a stormy ocean journey

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