What figure of speech is used in "But at my back I always hear Time's winged chariot hurrying near"?

The quote is from Andrew Marvell's poem, "To His Coy Mistress"

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  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    It's not a figure of speech. It's literally true. Marvell did actually hear Time's winged chariot behind him. He was batshit crazy and hallucinated all sorts of things. Or was that Coleridge? 

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    metaphor and personification

    ... And yonder all before us lie, Deserts of vast eternity.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Who knows, and who cares?  You will never get a job nor help humanity with this knowledge.

  • 4 weeks ago

    That's hot............

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