Imagery And Symbolism Illustrated In Truman Capote's

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Capote starts off the book with images of the landscape in Kansas. He explains how the land is vast, peaceful, and plain. The setting, in a way, describes the people in the small town, as they are all very ordinary yet full of serenity. The calming diction used to describe the location infiltrates the reader’s emotions to be more understanding towards the characters, even Dick and Perry. The author uses a simile to compare the white grains to the Greek temples. The comparison shows that much like ancient Greece, the story has a greater meaning than put into context. Accentuating how the story is timeless as the Greek tragedies.. The tranquility of the prairie, foreshadows a blissful ending. However, an unexpected turn occurs as the novel unfolds
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