Imagery In Those Winter Sundays

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Topic 3 Imagery is a rich literary element. It gives the reader a mental image, a sense of actually experiencing the event first-hand. if an author uses imagery properly, it can add a whole new dimension to a book. By interacting with a reader’s touch, sight, smell, hearing, and taste, they can “feel” or “taste” the object in the book. The poems “Those Winter Sundays”, “miss rosie”, and “Conscientious Objector” all have rich usage of imagery. In “Those Winter Sundays” the author tells about memories of his childhood, specifically what his father would do to warm the house, before anybody else woke up. He would start fires and polish shoes, all without expecting anything in return. The author uses imagery to describe the “blueback” cold,
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