figure of speech in the poem "somebody's mother" by mary dow brine

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The poem 'Somebody's Mother' uses the figure of speech to evoke feelings in the reader. The use of hyperbole in the lines 'ragged and grey... bent with chill' enable the reader to understand the aged woman who is reading the poem. With the use of figure of speech, one senses the event to be happening before their eyes and to be witnessing it. 

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somebody mother were kind
its very happy. happy  we are kind
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