Incident In A Rose Garden Analysis

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Incident in a Rose Garden Theme
Even though most people don 't enjoy thinking about death it is inevitable. In "incident in a Rose Garden" by Donald Justice, the author portrays the theme "Death eventually comes for everyone" by using literary devices such as irony and personification. In this poem, Justice represents death in a unique way.
To begin, Donald Justice uses literary devices such as the use of personification. "Sir, I knew your father/and we were friends at the end" (Justice 23-24). This quote show how death is being personified to have the ability to speak and have friends.
In addition, the author uses literary devices to portray the theme is the use of irony. "As for your gardener but instead his master.
All in all, Donald Justice
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