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Poignant Literary Devices

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The Bistro Styx, Rita Dove

Rita Dove was born in Akron, Ohio in 1952. She served as Poet Laureate of the United States from 1993-1995 and has written several collections of poetry. “The Bistro Styx” was written in 1995.

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The most poignant literary devices used in lines 29 through 35 (”The Chateaubriand... cheeks") are

A

metaphor and simile.

B

imagery and simile.

C

personification and allusion.

D

personification and imagery.

E

metaphor and allusion.