Unformatted text preview: 4. Why did author use this device: I think the author used this device to show how two-faced Miss Hilly is. She is sweet as sugar to her children, but ugly and cruel when gossiping about her friend, Miss Skeeter, behind her back. 1. Device used: Hyperbole 2. Sentence from the book using device: “A summer month could stretch on for years, out on Longleaf.” 3. Page number: 64 4. Why did author use this device: The author used this device to show how long a summer month could feel, instead of it just actually being 30/31 days. This helps the reader know that the summer could drag out instead of feeling like it was going quickly....
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- Spring '10
- Style, device, Rhetorical techniques, Literary technique, Miss Hilly