Unformatted text preview: “maul”, “draw blood”, and “a rabid thing”. She uses antithesis to emphasize the dichotomy as she employs a “pet dog” and a “rabid thing” to symbolize anger of two different levels. Her controlled self possesses the anger of a tamed dog while her defiant self bears the anger of a raging and ferocious “rabid thing”. She becomes defiant and dubious as she cynically rejects the calm advice of her controlled self. In her attempt to control her anger, she becomes angry. Despite this, she ultimately discovers that it is impossible to withhold the anger within and never let it surface. But when it is released, it is not as dangerous as a “rabid thing” implies....
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- Spring '11
- English, Debut albums, 2008 singles, Greek loanwords, Saba Nafees