The narrator gives a vivid description of the change in the weather. Within a few hours, it turns from the sun shining into snow "falling to the ground in large, whirling flakes." Eventually the storm is characterized as “a mighty blizzard.” The wind is personified as having the sound of "devilish laughter." The narrator also employs both metaphor and simile to add descriptive color to the scene.
The Calm after the Storm
When the storm ends and Aaron ventures outside to inspect the scene, he is struck by the beauty of the world around him. The narrator describes the landscape with almost religious reverence, personifying the moon and again employing metaphor to illustrate the calm, brightly shining sky.
Zlateh the Goat Questions and Answers
The Question and Answer section for Zlateh the Goat is a great
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This first paragraph gives us the exposition of the story. It drives the narrative forward. The story begins in a rural area during Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, which takes place around December every year. Usually, at that time of the...