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Unformatted text preview: Kareem El Freshmen Composition 28 September 2011 Quiz: The Warmth of Other Suns Migration through the eyes of the Migrants The expert use of literary devices in The Warmth of Other Suns was as important of an aspect as the rich and interesting content Isabel Wilkerson displayed for her readers in her epic novel documenting the Great Migration. Wilkerson calls upon each of the categorized literary elements and utilizes each to help paint the grand portrait that is the plot of the story. Characterization, theme, and atmosphere are heavily used in the novel but what stood out for me was the element of point of view. I t wasnt that Wilkerson emphasized situations from multiple points of view, but the way that she gave such detailed accounts from a southern African American point of view. This element of the novel forced me to wonder about the points of view of the other groups involved (i.e. Northern or Whites, Southern Whites.) Considering I had always been taught of the Great Migration from a factual...
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2011 for the course FRESH COMP 002 taught by Professor Ellison during the Fall '11 term at Howard.
- Fall '11