Truman Capote's Analysis

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Have you ever felt like you are actually seeing and feeling what you are reading in real life? Capote, a master storyteller, paints the portrait of a woman loosing her mind. While reading Truman Capote’s Miriam right from the start I was able to visualize everything he wrote because of how descriptive all of his sentences were. Capote starts out by giving you a clear visualization so that it seems like you are in the story. He gives you feelings also, when he describes “only snow lifting in the wind, frosting the window glass, chilling the rooms, deadening and hushing the city.” Mrs. Miller was a widow who dressed simply, with no make-up, and lived alone in a small apartment. Her activities were never spontaneous, and she rarely journeyed
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