The Tortilla Curtain

How do these elements shape readers’ perception or view of the characters and events?

Find examples of figurative language (similes, metaphors, idioms, etc). Think about what the image used says to us.

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He shows that he does not approve of the wall by using strong figurative language. this shows his character as being a humble, caring person who believes everyone should be treated equally