AP Lit Skill Test- Metaphor “Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes

AP Lit Skill Test- Metaphor

 

“Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes

 

Read the poem here and answer the questions below and questions on the following slides.

 

What is the central metaphor of this poem?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2. What is significant about the selection of the objects being compared and their particular traits, qualities, or characteristics?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AP Lit Skill Test- Metaphor

 

 

3. How does a comparison through this metaphor contribute to meaning in the text?

 

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“Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes

4. How might the figurative meaning of this metaphor depend on the context in which it was presented?

 

 

AP Lit Skill Test- Metaphor

 

 

5. How does an extended metaphor continue a comparison in several portions of the poem?

 

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“Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes

6. How does a metaphorical comparison contribute to the figurative meaning of a character, conflict, setting, theme, etc.

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