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From The 'Antigone'

Rating: 2.7

Overcome -- O bitter sweetness,
Inhabitant of the soft cheek of a girl --
The rich man and his affairs,
The fat flocks and the fields' fatness,
Mariners, rough harvesters;
Overcome Gods upon Parnassus;

Overcome the Empyrean; hurl
Heaven and Earth out of their places,
That in the Same calamity

Brother and brother, friend and friend,
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Kylie Murray 10 September 2020

The first stanza is figurative language. All of the lines in the stanza consists of metaphors. The poem is using pathos. They are using metaphors to appeal to the emotions of the reader.

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