Flashcards in Storm on the Island Deck (5)
Who wrote Storm on the Island?
How are the houses described in the poem?
"Short and squat."
"Dug into the hillside."
"Spits like a tame cat." What methods are being used here within this sentence?
Spits like a tame cat is a simile and the word "tame" is juxtaposing the cat spitting aggressively which makes us see just how violent the storm is.
How is personification used here to describe the storm and it's affects?
The storm is "spitting" giving it human qualities and making the weather seem like an aggressive person who's literally spitting on the people on the island.