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"Cynthia in the Snow"
by Gwendolyn Brooks
1 It SUSHES
2 It hushes
3 The loudness in the road.
4 It flitter-twitter,
5 And laughs away from me.
6 It laughs a lovely whiteness,
7 And whitely whirs away,
8 To be
9 Some otherwhere,
10 Still white as milk or shirts.
11 So beautiful it hurts.
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USE THE POEM TO ANSWER THE QUESTION
3. What type of figurative language is used in line 10?
A.metaphor
B.simile
C.personification
D.rhythm**
4. What does the figurative language in line 10 mean?
A. Before they are worn, clean white shirts are as white as milk.
B. Clean white shirts and white milk are both white. ***¯\_(ツ)_/¯
C. Newly fallen snow is as soft and fresh as a clean shirt and milk.
D. New fallen snow is just as white as a clean white shirt and milk.
5. Use context clues to help determine the best meaning of the word WHIRS in line 7.
A. short turning
B. slow swish ***(thank u next)
C. long creak
D. fast alarm

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  1. 3 and 4 are wrong
    I'm not sure about 5

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  2. oh is 1.C and 2.D

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  3. 5 is also wrong.

    Did you know that you're supposed to KNOW the material BEFORE you start taking a test??

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    Ms. Sue
  4. Lexi is correct about 3 and 4.

    5 is also incorrect. Do you know what "whirs" means?
    https://www.dictionary.com/browse/whir

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    Writeacher
  5. teachers are just great XDD thx for helping peeps.../people/students

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