Covered with quicklime watch the mountains of oranges

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covered with quicklime, watch the mountains of oranges slop down to a putrefying ooze; and in the eyes of the people there is the failure; and in the eyes of the hungry there is a growing wrath. In the souls of the people the grapes of wrath are filling and growing heavy, growing heavy for the vintage.
Analyze how the author uses the rhetorical devices of parallelism and diction to convey the tone of the text. Be sure to include specific details from the texts to support your answer.
3. Short-response prompt (15 points) Read the following excerpt from Katherine Anne Porter's "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall": "Mother, Father Connolly's here." "I went to Holy Communion only last week. Tell him I'm not so sinful as all that." "Father just wants to speak with you." He could speak as much as he pleased. It was like him to drop in and inquire about her soul as if it were a teething baby, and then stay on for a cup of tea and a round of cards and gossip. He always had a funny story of some sort, usually about an Irishman who made his little mistakes and confessed them, and the point lay in some absurd thing he would blurt out in the confessional showing his struggles between native piety and original sin. Granny felt easy about

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