To Kill a Mockingbird

The events of the summer hung over us like smoke in a closed room" is an example of what? How does this help set the tone?

The events of the summer hung over us like smoke in a closed room" is an example of what? How does this help set the tone? ch 26

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This is a simile, and it sets up the atmosphere as well as the tone. Through this statement, we can understand the stiffling moos and atmosphere that permeated Maycomb.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

This is an example of imagery.

The above quote absolutely provides the reader with a vision. It also contains the words "like" which makes it a simple simile.

I wasn't trying to contradict you, just add to it :)

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