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Unformatted text preview: Richard Salvagno English 1105: Haunted Houses Essay 1 January 31, 2010 Color in the Little Room Color plays an integral role in the descriptive nature of a story. It allows the author to transcend the setting to their readers and have them more efficiently visualize the text. However, the use of color can also serve as a metaphorical role. In Madelene Yale Wynnes The Little Room, the use of color occurs frequently throughout the text. Both the inclusion and exclusion of colors serve to aid in the portrayal of the little room as well as to demonstrate the theme of the work: questioning existence. Throughout the story, Wynne details the color of the mysterious little room; at times there are descriptions of bountiful colors and life, while at others there is a depletion of color. Whenever the little room is described, the vibrant colors associated with it are emphasized. Whether it is the beautiful pink sea-shell, lying on a mat of red balls, the door painted green, or the roses and morning-glories in a wreath on a light...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2010 for the course CHEM 2080 taught by Professor Davis,f during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
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