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.
Please follow this link to access Rita Dove’s “The Bistro Styx.”
The most poignant literary devices used in lines 29 through 35 (”The Chateaubriand... cheeks") are