For example in amy tan essay she states i have come

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about what's going to happen. For example, in Amy Tan essay she states, “I have come to feel differently about my ghostwriters …their clues have come so plentifully they've made me laugh like a child”[ CITATION Tan09 \l 1033 ]. During Amy Tan adult stage, she began writing about things that came to her with so many emotions that it created an allusion of feeling real. Moreover, this goes to show that Amy Tan is hinting to the audience that her stories are way of communicating with her past loved ones. Thus, this foreshadowing lead to a stage in life where she had been living without her mother. Eventually, she believes in ghost because he mom visit her in a spirit form. The foreshadowing used and Amy tans essay is rhetorically effective because it hints at events that show how important her mother even afer she passed. Lastly, Amy Tan uses sensory imagery to show the importance of her mother daughter relationship. Amy Tan used imagery to describe her mother but not in physical form. Amy Tan
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states “Her face was ten times larger than life, in the form of a moving pulsing hologram of sparkling lights... She drew closer. And when she reached me, I felt as if I had been physically punched in the chest. It took my breath away and filled me”[ CITATION Tan09 \l 1033 ]. This imagery not only explain her mother in spiritual form but the feeling of exaggerated joy.
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  • Spring '12
  • smith
  • Rhetoric, Rhetorical techniques, Amy Tan usage of a narrative appeal

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