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his story. Lastly, he uses pathos to bring the emotional aspect into the text that tugs at our heart strings and involves us more into this beautiful story known as Joyas Voladoras also known as Flying Jewels. Imagery, visually descriptive or or figurative language also known as visual symbolism that writers use in literature to bring you in and imagine yourself in the scene or moment. Doyle uses a lot of imagery in his story that is very effective in bringing readers into where he wants them to be. In his purpose to give meaning to his essay, he talks about the heartbeats of hummingbirds, a beautiful flying bird that we’ve seen many times before. Doyle says “A hummingbird’s heart beats ten times a second. A hummingbird’s heart is the size of a pencil
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Masur 1 eraser. A hummingbird’s heart is a lot of the hummingbird.”(Doyle, P1). This gives us as the reader an idea of what the hummingbird’s heart really is like, even though its heart is only the size of of a pencil eraser, the hummingbird’s heart is most of the hummingbird. Such a small
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