The Symbolism Of The Flowers By Alice Walker

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Alice Walker conveys the meaning of “The Flowers” by making the flowers seem innocent, just like Myop. The author used a perception of this young innocent girl who is gathering flowers away from her home to give the reader suspicion of what was going to happen next. The author also used elements of writer’s craft such as Imagery, Symbol, Setting, Diction, Style etc.

Although, at first when the narrative begins, the reader gets a sense of an emotional ending, until the author introduces the setting. The setting of the narrator took place around the 1800’s in the time of slavery. One can infer this because of the body Myop found in the woods, the body had been lynched just like they did to the slaves in that actual time. The setting of
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