Analysis Of Sharon Creech's Hate That Cat

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In the novel Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech, Jack grows tremendously throughout the course of his school year. He grows tremendously through the extended teaching of Miss Stretchberry, and this teaching allows him to learn more and become a better poet. One way she helps him became a better poet is by teaching him about the use of alliteration in poems (14). This helps Jack expand his knowledge of all of the different literary devises you can use in a poem, which also gets him thinking more and about what all and how he could use this literary devise in his poems. The second way she helps him grow as a poet is by teaching him about onomatopoeias (19). Miss Stretchberry teaches him this literary devise through Edgar Allen Poe’s poem The Bells.
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