. Wind, come softly.
    Don’t break the shutters of the windows.
    Don’t scatter the papers.
    Don’t throw down the books on the shelf.
   There, look what you did- you threw them all down.
a) What are the things the wind does in the given lines?
b) Identify the figures of speech used in these lines.
c) What does ‘wind’ signify in the poem?

a) The wind breaks the shutters of windows, scatters the papers, throws down the books kept on the shelf.
b) The figures of speech used are :
Personification- the wind has been given person-like qualities.
Anaphora- the first part of the sentences is repeated (Don't)
c) Wind signifies troubles, problems and challenges that one faces.

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