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Flashcards in multiple choice, i like to see it lap the miles Deck (15):
1

which meter is this poem written in

common meter

2

when the speaker describes the train as punctual as a star, this is an example of what

simile

3

what is an important theme in dickinson's poem

transformation

4

this poem gives us a view of what

contrasting regions

5

the train is an emblem of what in the poem

strength and skill

6

what is the speaker doing in dickinson's poem

watching the train

7

when the speaker says that the train "feeds" itself, this is an example of which type of poetic device

personification

8

the train peers "supercilious" at what

shanties

9

which of the verbs below is used to describe the train's movement

step

10

the speaker compares the train's sound to which poetic term

stanza

11

the name Boanerges is a reference to what

a name that jesus gave to james and john

12

Boanerges means what in Greek

sons of thunder

13

in the last stanza, the train is associated with which animal

a horse

14

the train is as punctual as what in the poem

a star

15

which word associates the train with God in the last stanza of the poem

omnipotent

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