Literature Questions and Answers

Start Your Free Trial

Describe a metaphor from the poem "New Face" by Alice Walker  

Expert Answers info

pnhancock eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2016

write209 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, History, and Social Sciences

The poem New Face by Alice Walker describes the speaker's reactions to falling in love. The speaker describes overcoming their worry about falling in love, instead choosing to fully honor, understand, and appreciate the experience. There are multiple metaphors in the poem, but one example is the following:

The source appears to be
some inexhaustible spring

In the context of the poem, this is assessing...

(The entire section contains 208 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now

check Approved by eNotes Editorial