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in Obama's speech...Yet, every so often the oath is taken amidst gathering clouds and raging storms...Is this an example of imagery...i feel this is appealing to sight...in analysing...the oath is taken place among a crisis in america...economical crisis and well as war

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    Yes, you're right. Those are metaphors: "gathering clouds" and "raging storms."

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    ... and yes, metaphors are one type of literary device that produce imagery.

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