The River Was Talking To Me Analysis

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The author Eddy Harris, has a very good relationship with the river because he spends a lot of time on it by himself. Harris has good and bad days on the river; he watches everything the river does. Harris doesn’t sing to himself, talk to himself, or even think to himself. He just watches the river’s every move.

Harris says “The river was talking to me” the Harris uses personification so the reader will visualize how he feels. He explains that he doesn’t need anything else the river makes him satisfied. Harris says “the river whispered “Get ready. Get ready” Harris is saying the river is warning him that there is a storm coming. Harris uses a simile to explain how fast the rain was coming by saying, “I could see the rainstorm forming off
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