How Far She Went Literary Elements

Beverly Rodriguez

Literature is a way for people to write stories with different types of style and language. How Far She Went by Mary Hood contains a variety of different literary elements. How Far She Went is about a young rebellious teen who later finds herself with bad guys and once discovered by her grandmother, they are both chased until the guys soon give up. How Far She Went, as mentioned above, was written by Mary Hood. Mary Hood was born in Georgia and is an award-winning fiction writer of Southern literature who has a variety of short stories. Her short story, How Far She Went, has received Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction and a Louisiana ...

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flee from the antagonists.
"Now she braked, hard, and swerved off the road into an alley between the pines, not even wide enough for the school bus, just a fire scrape that came out a quarter mile from her own house, if she could get that far... She slewed on the pine straw, then righted, tearing along the dark tunnel through the woods" (Hood 80.)
This quote supports my thesis because readers can see the scene in their head with the descriptive language. They can see that the characters are fleeing and as they were going off road, and "tearing along the dark tunnel through the woods" ...

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Added: 1/18/2017 09:44:07 AM
Submitted By: bluepenguin04
Category: English
Type: Free Paper
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