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Anyone else have and literary devices used in chapters 5-8?

 

allie o #275539
Nov 22, 2013 3:08 PM

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Anyone else have and literary devices used in chapters 5-8?

that maybe had a big part in the novel, lot of significance for me to be able to explain?

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jill d #170087
Nov 22, 2013 3:18 PM

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Metaphor:

"We have as yet hardly spoken of the infant; that little creature, whose innocent life had sprung, by the inscrutable decree of Providence, a lovely and immortal flower, out of the rank luxuriance of a guilty passion" (Chapter 6)

Imagery:

“Look of naughty merriment… reflected in the mirror.” (Chapter 7)

Source(s): The Scarlet Letter

 

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