red - Name Date Period Analyzing Language Style Read the extract below from \u201cRed Clowns\u201d then spend time annotating for diction and detail then

red - Name Date Period Analyzing Language Style Read the...

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Name: Date: Period: Analyzing Language & Style Read the extract below from “Red Clowns” & then spend time annotating for diction and detail, then answer the question: How does Cisneros illustrate Esperanza’s emotional state through her use of style & language? *Try to find at least 4 different techniques. Why did you leave me all alone? I waited my whole life. You're a liar. They all lied. All the books and magazines, everything that told it wrong. Only his dirty fingernails against my skin, only his sour smell again. The moon that watched. The tilt-a- whirl. The red clowns laughing their thick-tongue laugh. Then the colors began to whirl. Sky tipped. Their high black gym shoes ran. Sally, you lied, you lied. He wouldn't let me go. He said I love you, I love you, Spanish girl. Now, answer the above question in a formal written paragraph. You should: Make a distinct claim answering the question. (“Cisneros uses diction and detail to…”) Explain your claim with embedded direct evidence from the text
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