Secrests Imagery Chart.docx - Secrets by Bernard MacLaverty-Imagery Chart Ashley De La Osa Period 3 Type of Image Being Used Reason for its Use in the

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“Secrets” by: Bernard MacLaverty -Imagery Chart Ashley De La Osa Period 3 Type of Image Being Used Reason for its Use in the Writing Effect on the Reader Contribution of Image to Writing as a Whole “Withering from the tips inward, scrolling themselves delicately, brown and neat” To show a metaphor between the dying, withering flowers and dying withering Aunt Mary. Makes you imagine how Aunt Mary is slowly deteriorating alongside the flowers. Adds sympathy to Aunt Mary as you can see how she was such a beautiful woman and is now slowly deteriorating as she dies. “They had tried to wrap her fingers around a crucifix but they kept loosening” To show lack of religious belief. It makes you kind of afraid of aunt Mary because you don’t know why she’s not religious. Adds fear and speculation to character of Aunt Mary. Makes reader further question type of person Aunt Mary was. “Her face seemed to have shrunk by half since he had gone out earlier in the night” May be to explain
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