Examine how the metaphorical structure and style of the poem "Uphill" emphasize its central theme.

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Rossetti's "Uphill" uses the extended metaphor of an journey to describe our passage through life. The poem is structured as a question-and-answer dialogue in which a speaker queries an unknown respondent about the "road" of life ahead and receives a series of answers. Each of the four stanzas consists of the speaker asking a question in the first and...

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