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Name: Ashley Medina Date:11/27/17 Period:1st “Momma, The Dentist, and Me” by Maya Angelou contains several examples of figurative language. Identify one example used in the essay and explain its effect on the essay. Use textual evidence to support your answer . Use the following space to brainstorm. Restate- One example that was used in the essay was the simile that Annie acted toward Dr.Lincoln of what occured in the office Answer- The effect of the story was Annie was enraged that her arms were crossed and furious Give evidence-” She could afford to slip into the vernacular because she has such eloquent commander English. Her eyes were blazing like live coals and her arms had doubled themselves in length." Explain- It is appropriate because the dialogue that Annie used, can say her dialect was spoken by Lincoln as an ordinary person in a particular country maybe her influence would be strong. Momma’s confrontation with the dentist in italics was powerful by her action. The simile that
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