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Alexandra Nass CMLT275 Close Reading Assignment Why it matters? (Interpretation) When observing this specific passage, the concept of interpretation was influenced by the style of close reading. With the prior information and analysis that we’ve gathered about the passage, they are able to help contribute to the interpretations made. When the girls mention that they remind Mundin of last night’s “ outing” to the motel, this tone is expressed in a euphemistic way because the motel is experience is like a brothel. The girls then converse about contemplating to mention the night out to his father. The significance of these questionable acts performed by the girls “threatening” Mundin are impacted by the underlying message portrayed by the girls being concerned for their sister who is intimate with Mundin. They refer to the “ sword of Damocles” that hangs over Mundin’s head, which is a metaphor but then literal because of their intentions to make a certain threat. The correlation of American cousins and Island
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