Symbolism In T To Ashley

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This quote is taken after Ashley reunites with her mother, and is promised that she will live with her mother again. From this quote, the reader gets a better understanding of the conflict of the story and symbolism is used to convey to the reader the conflict of the story. From the beginning of the story, readers are unsure of the conflict of the story and Ashley’s motives. However, from this quote readers get a better understanding of the conflict, which is the separation between Ashley and her mother. Readers have had the awareness that the conflict Ashley is going through is the absence of her mother, but from this quote readers are sure that the separation between Ashley and her mother is the conflict. Readers get a better understanding of the conflict with the literary tool, symbolism to convey to the reader the conflict.…show more content…
And when Ashley’s mother is taken away, hope, faith, and safety are taken away from Ashley. The author wrote these particular lines because she wanted to convey to the reader the conflict of the story by using the symbolism of Ashley’s mother. The impact these lines have on the text is significant in the story because it makes the reader ask questions and come up with inferences concluding the text. For example, one question a reader can ask is if Ashley will always have the patience waiting for her mother even as she gets older, when Ashley’s mother does come to care for her what will the new conflict be residing the
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