Analysis Of Alice Walker's Short Story 'The Flowers'

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The Flowers is the most descriptive short story of the three stories that have been read. The author of The Flowers easily could have stated that Myop carried a stick around and poked chickens with it, however she really said, “Myop carried a short, knobby stick.” This extra demonstration of description shows that Alice Walker was putting extra meaning into the story to spice it up a little bit. In addition, another way The Flowers is the most descriptive story is because in The Sniper, the author introduces the armored car and doesn’t do a very good job of putting a picture of the vehicle in the reader's head. Liam O’Flaherty said, “Just then an armored car came across the bridge.” This quote from The Sniper shows that The Sniper is not quite
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