Susan Power's Short Stories

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Additionally, both these story tellers used similar word choices, that help create the theme a single story has more to it. Susan Power had used many interesting words to refer to different things. In her story she used the words “blue period” to emphasize the sadness that she and her mother saw in the paintings in the museum. She also describes her mother and her hair as snakes. She states, “A snake coils in my mother’s dresser drawer… cut her hair several years ago” (Power 35). These were some interesting choices to use to describe certain things, very bold and helpful to the readers. It shows how she grew up knowing and learning different things. The children stories Power would read make a image of straight detangled hair but Powers description
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