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Simile's Purpose

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Her Lips are Copper Wire, Jean Toomer

The simile in the second stanza is used

A

to indicate the brightness of the beads on yellow globes.

B

to depict the moistness of the addressee’s breath upon the speaker’s.

C

to contrast the addressee’s moist breath with the bright beads.

D

to signify the intense impact of the addressee upon the speaker.

E

to reveal the emotional closeness of the addressee to the speaker.