Lemon Brown Figurative Language

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Paul Virilio once stated, “Writing is not possible without images. Yet, images don’t have to be descriptive; they can be concepts.” Author’s use descriptive language to create a picture in the reader 's mind. In the stories Canyons by Gray Paulsen and “The Treasure of Lemon Brown” by Walter Dean Myers, the author uses figurative language to develop the mood of the characters and setting. In “The Treasure of Lemon Brown,” the author uses figurative language to develop the mood of the passage and characters. In the story, the author describes the characters using personification by saying “Lemon Brown squeezed Greg’s hand into his own gnarled fist.” This helps the reader show that Lemon Brown is anxious because he is squeezing Greg’s hand
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