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Unformatted text preview: However, this play on words makes the poem very entertaining. It takes away the uneasy feeling you begin to have when first reading the poem, until you read the EEP KOFF sign. Some of the devices used in this poem include: diction, tone, and personification. The diction in this poem really changes the tone of the poem. The tone of the poem is meant to be an uneasy, scary tone. But the diction used, or word choice, changes the tone of the poem dramatically. Also used very briefly, is personification when the hassgropper and the mipchunk speak to each other. The hassgropper finds the mipchunk all debraggled and wet, covered with snears and tot. (Lines 11 12) Swenson, May. A Nosty Fright. Bedford Introduction to Literature, The . Bedford/St. Martins, 2008....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ENGL 102 taught by Professor Price during the Spring '08 term at Salisbury University.
- Spring '08