british literature

Name the literary element in each quotation.Defend your answer using the definition of the element.

1-"A sudden little river crossed my path/As unexpected as a serpent comes"
"Childe roland to the Dark Tower Came"

2-"if i promised,i believe/i should fret to break chain"
"Promises Like Pie-Crust"

3-"Oh Gwendolyn is as right as a trivet"
The Importance of Being Earnest

asked by ashleih
  1. Please understand that no one here will do your work for you. However, we will be happy to read over whatever you come up with and make suggestions and/or corrections.

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    posted by Writeacher
  2. i'm take british lit in the american academy too...

    this is what i think the answers are

    1 simile (use of the word as/like)
    2 repetition(repeats the word I)
    3 also a simile (compares Gwedolyn to a trivet and use of the word "as")

    hope this helps, good luck

    posted by louise

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