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Imagery Of Life, By Wallace Stegner

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Wallace Stegner composes this short story with chains of metaphors and imagery. His words paints an breathtaking image in our minds. Stegner utilizes these imageries to explain to us why this moment impacted him so much. As a prairie child his life has been filled with flatland and drylands. The narrators life correlates with where he has been raised, like a flatland his life has been plain and boring. This is why after seeing such an magnificent scene he is astonished by how exciting, adventurous, and free life is. Every sight he see’s he learns a lesson about life. Starting of with the lifted peaks and plunged in canyons. This teaches the narrator about the challenges faced in life, it teaches him about the up and downs one goes through.
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