Once More To The Lake Ap Language

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Andy Poon
Ms. Gothelf
AP Language and Composition
23 November 2016

In paragraph 5 of E.B. White’s “Once More to the Lake”, White is going fishing with his son at the lake. As they are fishing, he notices that the lake’s setting is practically identical to when White was fishing as a child. White is forgetting that he is now the adult and no longer the child. White’s effectively uses language in his writing to help illustrate a blending of time. In the beginning of the paragraph, White states that he “ saw the dragonfly alight on the tip of [his] rod.” The dragonfly is very important to White because it “convinced [him] beyond any doubt that everything was as it always had been.” White believes that nothing about the lake’s setting has

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